CINNAMON SUGAR DOUGHNUTS
cinnamon sugar doughnuts
CINNAMON SUGAR FILLING
OIL, VEGETABLE FOR FRYING
Sift together flour, baking powder, milk, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside for use in Step 5.
Place shortening and sugar in mixer bowl; cream at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Add eggs; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Combine water and vanilla. Add to creamed mixture.
Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with liquids; add about 1/3 flour mixture each time. Blend at low speed after each addition. DO NOT OVERMIX. Let dough rest 10 minutes.
Roll dough 3/8-inch thick on well-floured board; cut with doughnut cutter.
Fry 375 F for 1 minute on each side or until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. While doughnuts are still warm, roll in Cinnamon Sugar Filling.
1. In Step 5, dough may be chilled 1 hour for ease in handling.