Ok so my Mother and I officially have a new Christmas tradition, making doughnuts. It pretty fun and easy but I would recommend making them with a friend, they seem to fry fast and you need a designated cutter, fryer and sugar-coater (which can be done by 2 people). Plus baking/frying with a friend is always more fun.
This is my Grandmothers recipe and really needs no improvement (in my opinion). Happy frying.
Grandma Lois’ Doughnuts
- 1 cup of sugar
- 2 eggs beaten
- 3 tbsp melted butter
- 1 cup of milk at room temperature
- 3 1/2 cups of flour
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp nutmeg
Mix and chill in the refrigerator at least 2 hours or overnight.
Heat oil to 380F in deep fryer, electric frying pan of on top of the stove.
Roll out and cut with a doughnut cutter (you can find these at most kitchen supply shops). Fry until golden brown flipping half way through.
When doughnuts are cooked place on paper towel and then directly into cinnamon sugar. Once coated well, place on wire racks to cool.
I suggest if you have never had a fresh doughnut eating one while they are still warm and crispy…yummmm