Crueller Doughnuts

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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl using an electric mixer, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  • Separate eggs.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg yolks well.
  • Add beaten egg yolks to shortening/sugar mixture and mix to blend.
  • Add vanilla extract and beat again.
  • Into a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt, mace and nutmeg; set aside.
  • Beat egg whites until peaks form.
  • Add flour mixture and milk alternately to shortening/sugar mixture, beating after each addition, until well incorporated.
  • Fold in beaten egg whites, but DO NOT BEAT.
  • Add additional flour if required to make dough stiff enough to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut dough with a doughnut cutter reserving the holes to be deep fried as well.
  • Gather pieces of dough, form into a ball and then roll out to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut out doughnuts again until all dough is used up.
  • Preheat oil in a deep-fryer to 375°F.
  • Drop in 3 or 4 doughnuts and deep fry for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, turn over and fry for another 1 minute or until golden brown.
  • Remove with wire spoon or slotted spoon onto paper toweling to drain and cool slightly.
  • COATING.
  • In a plastic bag, mix together sugar and cinnamon.
  • Drop doughnuts into bag while still warm and shake to coat well.
  • You may also use a medium size deep frying pan deep fry the doughnuts.
  • Make sure the oil comes about half way up the doughnut.
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