Doughnuts

Makes 24.

Ingredients

1 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups all-purpose flour (about)
2 eggs
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons melted butter
Fat (for deep-fat frying)

Method

  1. Sift together sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and flour.
  2. Beat eggs thoroughly, then stir into dry ingredients. Add the milk and melted butter. Roll about 1/2 inch thick on a floured board and cut with a doughnut cutter.
  3. Fry several at a time in 375 degrees F fat until nicely browned.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Dust with granulated or confectioners' sugar.