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  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 1/2 cup sugar

  3. 1 teaspoon salt

  4. 1 tablespoon baking powder

  5. 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  6. 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

  7. 2 tablespoons melted butter

  8. 1/2 cup milk

  9. 1 egg, beaten

  10. 1 quart oil for frying

  11. Optional - powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar mixture

  12. What's Next:

  13. Go ahead & reppare a place with either newspapers or a brown paper bag to drain the donuts / dougnuts. Top those with paper towels. Either flour clean kitchen counter or bread board for kneading doughnuts. Prepare a shallow bowl or plate with an inch of flour.

  14. 375 F, or 195 C.

  15. In a large bowl- sift flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon & nutmeg. Mix in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk and egg. With floured hands, lightly knead the smooth dough. Turn onto area prepared with flour. Pat dough into 1/4 inch thickness. Dip either doughnut cutter or two biscuit cutters (one 1-inch and one 3 or 4-inch) in flour. Use to cut-out doughnuts.

  16. Carefully drop doughnuts into hot oil, only a few at a time. Fry, turning once, for about 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on prepared paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon-sugar mixture.

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  1. Well, if it’s National Donut Day


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