granny’s doughnuts

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A marvellous donut of comfort… I go to the kitchen to make it again… it looks delicious! Recommended!


– 1 cup sugar
– 1 tsp nutmeg
– 1 tsp baking soda
– 1/2 tsp salt
– 2 eggs
– 1 tablesppoon shortening
– 1 cup sour milk
– 6 cups flour
– Original recipe makes 1 Servings


Mix the sugar, nutmeg, soda, salt, eggs, milk and shortening. Add enough flour to spread the dough on a floured surface and cut with a doughnut cutter. Be sure to heat the shortening to 375°F and then place the doughnuts in it, turning them several times. Drain on soft, crumpled paper. Use either powdered or granulated sugar and/or cinnamon to cool and sprinkle, or sprinkle with icing (see below) if desired. Repeat with doughnuts in the center.

Note: add 1 Tbsp vinegar to 1 cup fresh to get milk soured.

White Doughnut Glaze;

– 2 cups of powdered sugar
– 1 tsp of vanilla extract
– 4 to 6 Tbsp of milk

Mix the powdered sugar, vanilla and milk with a fork until the desired consistency. You can thicken with powdered sugar or dilute with milk as desired.

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  1. mrs amisch

    Going to try these for a fall morning

  2. Linda Paloff

    All look wonderful

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