INGREDIENTS
Servings: 12
all-purpose flour
white sugar
salt
baking powder
ground cinnamon
ground nutmeg
melted butter
milk
egg, beaten
oil for frying
Plain Cake Doughnuts
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DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk and egg until smooth. Knead lightly, then turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll or pat to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with a doughnut cutter, or use two round biscuit cutters of different sizes.
  3. Carefully drop doughnuts into hot oil, a few at a time. Do not overcrowd pan or oil may overflow. Fry, turning once, for 3 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towels.
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