Doughnuts Recipe

Doughnuts picture


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
 Soft shortening/Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sour milk/Buttermilk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Pastry flour3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs), unsifted
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3590 Calories from Fat 1083

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g185.4%

Saturated Fat 34.8 g174.2%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 459.2 mg

Sodium 4812.6 mg200.5%

Total Carbohydrates 560 g186.8%

Dietary Fiber 45.2 g180.9%

Sugars 223.5 g

Protein 85 g170.5%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 200.2% Iron 21.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beat sugar, shortening and eggs together until very fluffy.
Add sour milk and sifted dry ingredients, alternately.
Dough will be soft.
Coat dough with flour, and knead slightly.
Roll or pat out to 3/8-inch thickness.
Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
Fry in deep fat at 375°F. about 1 minute on each side.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Makes 28 doughnuts (2 1/2-inch cutter size).
Note:To sugar, shake hot doughnuts in brown paper bag with 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
To glaze, gradually add 1/3 cup boiling water to 2 cups sifted icing sugar, mixing well; dip one side of warm doughnut into glaze, and set on cake rack to drain.