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Doughnuts (Fastnachts- a Shrove Tuesday Tradition)

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Milk
  • 1 c Yeast
  • *dissolved in:
  • 1 c Water, warm
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 6 c Flour
  • 3 Egg, well beaten
  • 1/2 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/4 c Butter, melted


Scald the milk and set aside to cool to lukewarm. To the dissolved
yeast add 1/2 cup of flour and mix to a batter. Add to the milk. Stir
in 1 tsp of the sugar and about 3 cups of flour. Set in a warm place
to rise over night. In the morning, add the well-beaten eggs, nutmeg,
butter, sugar, and salt and mix thoroughly. Stir in enough flour
until batter can no longer be stirred with a spoon. Set aside to rise
until light. Roll on a well-floured board and cut with a doughnut
cutter. Let rise again, and then fry in hot fat until golden brown.

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