Potato Doughnuts Recipe

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Summary

CourseDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Sifted all purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Eggs2 Large, well beaten
 Sugar1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Melted shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Mashed potatoes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Grated lemon peel1 Tablespoon
 Buttermilk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4625 Calories from Fat 560

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g97.9%

Saturated Fat 15.3 g76.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 5753.5 mg239.7%

Total Carbohydrates 941 g313.8%

Dietary Fiber 41.4 g165.6%

Sugars 356.2 g

Protein 88 g177%

Vitamin A 49.4% Vitamin C 181.2%

Calcium 136.6% Iron 155.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and soda together.
Beat the eggs with 1 1/4 cups sugar and shortening in a bowl, then stir in potatoes and lemon peel.
Add the flour mixture alternately with buttermilk.
Turn out onto a lightly floured board and roll to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with a doughnut cutter.
Drop 4 or 5 doughnuts at a time into deep fat at 350 degrees.
Cook until doughnuts rise to the surface, turning to brown both sides, then drain on absorbent paper.
Mix remaining sugar and the cinnamon in a small bag.
Add several doughnuts at a time and toss to cover with sugar mixture.
Doughnuts may be coated with confectioners' sugar instead of cinnamon sugar, if desired.
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