No-Fry Doughnuts

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in water.
  • Add milk and shortening.
  • Stir for 1 minute.
  • Add sugar, eggs, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and 2 cups flour; beat on low speed until smooth.
  • Stir in enough flour to form soft dough but do not knead.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.
  • Punch down and turn onto a floured surface.
  • Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut with a 2.75 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets and brush with butter.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.
  • Bake at 350F or 180C for 20 mins or until lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan, add sugar, water and vanilla.
  • Stir over low heat until smooth (do not boil).
  • Keep warm.
  • Dip warm doughnuts one at a time into glaze and turn to coat.
  • Drain on wire rack.
  • Serve immediately.
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