Banana doughnuts

Yield: 24 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-Purpose Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
½ teaspoon Baking Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Vegetable Shortening
(Crisco)
⅓ cup Granulated Sugar
1 Egg
¼ cup Buttermilk
1 medium Banana, Ripe, mashed
⅛ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
⅛ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon (Or Mace And Cloves)
½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Vegetable Shortening, for
Frying
Confectioner's Sugar

Sift together dry ingredients. Beat shortening until creamy, then add sugar and beat until light. Add egg and beat in well. Then add buttermilk, banana, spices, and vanilla, and blend. Put onto a floured board, knead lightly, and roll to ½-inch thickness. Cut dough with a doughnut cutter. Fry in hot deep oil until nicely browned, drain on paper towels, and dust with confectioners' sugar.

Yield: 2 dozen

Recipe By : Spoonbread & Strawberry Wine - ISBN 0-385-47270-6 From: Dan Klepach Date: 04-28-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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