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Homemade Doughnuts

Makes about 20 doughnuts.

Ingredients

  • For the Doughnuts

  • 4 cups flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 stick (2 ounces, 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons) of butter, melted

  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

  • 3 eggs

  • For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating

  • 1/2 sugar

  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat your deep fryer to 375°F.

  • For the Doughnuts:

  • 1.

    In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk together the butter, buttermilk and eggs. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir well until combined and the mixture forms a dough.

  • 2.

    On a floured surface roll the dough until it's about 1” thick. Cut out doughnuts using a 3” round cutter and then cut out the centers with a half inch round cutter.

  • 3.

    Drop the doughnuts into the hot oil and fry until they are golden and float to the top. Flip and fry on both sides. Drain on paper towels.

  • For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating:

  • 1.

    Whisk together the sugar and cinnamon and toss the hot doughnuts in the mixture.

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Posted by William130Report
BUTTERMILK SUBSTITUTE:

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

•Milk (just under one cup)
•1 Tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice

Preparation:

1. Place a Tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice in a liquid measuring cup.

2. Add enough milk to bring the liquid up to the one-cup line.

3. Let stand for five minute. Then, use as much as your recipe calls for.
Posted by Rosalie6Report
I would like to know how to make buttermilk if i can't get it in the supermarket
Posted by jackicamReport
Commercial buttermilk is kind of like a liquidy yoghurt - maybe try using yogurt inplace of it. It's also acidic like yogurt which helps to create a light and fluffy texture when combined with baking powder or bicarb