Shaker Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Shaker Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Shaker Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Shaker Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

My daughter’s old tutor used to make homemade doughnuts. It was the first time that I had tasted the homemade ones. They taste so much better than the store bought or bakery ones, especially fresh and warm. Making them is not complicated, just a bit time consuming.

INGREDIENTS

3 1/4 Cups Unbleached Flour

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1/4 Teaspoon  Ground Nutmeg

1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

2 Eggs

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

2/3 Cup Sugar

2/3 Cup Light Cream

1/4 Cup Melted Butter

Oil For Deep Frying

1/2 Cup Sugar

1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

In medium-size bowl combine flour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and kosher salt. Set aside. In a large-size bowl beat eggs with vanilla. Then beat in 2/3 cup sugar. Combine cream and melted butter and add alternately to egg mixture with dry ingredients. Blend lightly after each addition. Cover and place dough in fridge for at least 2 hours. Remove from fridge and roll out to 1/2 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut rounds with a doughnut cutter. Fry in oil (375 degrees) only a few at a time. Fry 1 minute on each side. Turn only once. Drain on paper towels. Add 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to paper bag and give a good shake to combine. Shake doughnuts, a few at a tine, in bag until coated. Serve warm. Makes about 1 dozen doughnuts.

© Victoria Hart Glavin

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