French donuts

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
3 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 cup Milk
3 tablespoons Butter; Melted
½ cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon

TOPPING

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and nutmeg. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to egg mixture. Dough will be very thick. Spoon into greased cupcake pans. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. While still warm, dip tops in 'Topping' mixture. Makes 24 puffs. This recipe comes from "Our Favorite Recipes" Our Lady of Peace Church, Mount Olivet, West Virginia.

Recipe by: Marilyn Thalman, Mount Olivet, West Virginia Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 650 by PLK1028@... on Jan 31, 1998

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