Coconut Cake Doughnuts

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted shortening or vegetable oil
  • 2 1/3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut

Instructions

  1. Beat eggs with sugar until light; add milk and cook shortening.
  2. Add sifted dry ingredients and coconut; stir just until blended.
  3. Chill several hours.
  4. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/2-inch thick. Cut out doughnuts with doughnut cutter. Fry in deep hot fat (375 degrees F) until brown; turn and brown other side (about 1 minute per side).
  5. Drain on paper towel.
  6. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Yield: 1 dozen