Sunday, February 24, 2008

Raised Potato Doughnuts

This is Grandma Hulsey's (Evelyn Reynolds Hulsey)

2 cups scalded milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons salt
1 cup freshly mashed potatoes

Cool the above to lukewarm. Add 1 1/2 pkgs. yeast in 1/4 cup
lukewarm water and let stand 5 minutes.
Add this to potato and milk mixture with 3 eggs beaten light.
Flavor with 1/2 teaspoon lemon and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
Add flour to make soft dough. Cover and let rise.
Roll out to 1/4" thickmess, cut with doughnut cutter.
Place on dish towel and let stand until doubles in bulk. Fry in hot shortening.

1 pkg. powdered sugar
1/2 cup hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Dip in above mixture and drain.
enjoy these are very good.


tawnya said...

One of the blogs I read just posted a spudnut recipe and I was thinking about making these! Yay!

Sandra said...

may all time favorite doughnut recipe.