Recipe of the day. Old fashioned doughnuts

Old Fashioned Doughnuts
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Shortening
Powdered sugar
Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, spices and sugar. Mix together egg, milk, lemon rind and butter. Blend into flour mixture, stirring until all flour is moistened. Chill for 15 minutes. Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness on well-floured board. Cut with 3 inch doughnut cutter. Heat shortening to 375 degrees. Gently drop doughnuts into 1 1/2 inches of shortening, 3 to 4 at a time. As they rise to the surface, turn with fork to brown other side, about 3 minutes. Drain. Dus with powdered sugar.
Makes 12 doughnuts.

Author: manyofus1980

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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