Yield: 1 Servings
|1 pack||Yeast; dissolved in 1/4 cup warm water|
|2 larges||Eggs; beaten|
|4 cups||All purpose flour; (up to 4-1/2)|
|½ cup||Butter or margarine; melted|
|2 teaspoons||Cinnamon mixed with 1/2 cup sugar|
Here is one from the book, "Breads of New England", I'm not sure of the authors name, though.
In a saucepan, combine milk, shortening, sugar and salt. Place over medium heat and stir until shortening is melted. Remove from heat and whisk in cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer to a large mixing bowl to cool.
When barely warm to the touch, stir in dissolved yeast and beaten eggs. Add 2 cups of flour and beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to create a moist, stiff dough.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently working in additional flour, if necessary. The dough should be soft but not sticky. Cover with a clean towel and let rest 30 minutes.
Generously grease two baking sheets. Roll the dough to a ½ inch thickness and cut out with a 2½ inch doughnut cutter. Transfer to the prepared baking sheets. (You will have about 36 doughnuts.) Brush with ¼ cup of the melted butter. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and let rise. When double in bulk, brush with remaining ¼ cup butter. Place in a preheated 425° oven and bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on rack 5 minutes then sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar while warm.
Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest by Jim & Marguerite Sequin <sequinjm@...> on Apr 05, 1998