|3 cups||All-purpose flour|
|1½ teaspoon||Baking powder|
|2 teaspoons||Vanilla extract|
|Cooking oil for deep frying|
|1 teaspoon||Grated lemon or orange peel|
Beat eggs; stir in buttermilk, vanilla extract, and grated peel.
Combine flour and baking powder. Stir into the egg mixture. Cover with a cloth. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. In a deep fryer, heat oil to 375 F. Drop batter by the tablespoon. Cook 4 minutes, or until doughnuts are golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve hot.
ABOUT 30 DOUGHNUTS
Note: Batter keeps well in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before cooking.
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