How to make it

  • Heat milk with shortening, sugar and salt just to melt shortening.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Add yeast that has been dissolved in the water till foamy; then add
  • the egg, potatoes, and the 1/2 cup water.
  • Beat in flour gradually by hand to form a stiff pliable dough that leaves the sides of the bowl.
  • Knead smooth and elastic.
  • Cover and let rise triple in volume in a warm palce.
  • Gently punch down and roll out on a lightly floured surface about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Cut with standard doughnut cuter.
  • Let doughnuts rise 1 hour.
  • Fry in deep hot oil, turning and cooking till golden and done.
  • Drain on paper.
  • Dip in prepared glaze while hot and set doughuts on rack to cool .
  • Have some toweling under the rack to catch some of
  • the dripping glaze.
  • Yield: all depends on the size of your doughnut cutter.
  • Note: recipe may be halved if desired.

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    " It was excellent "
    tilgidh ate it and said...
    Love this! It is filled.
    PS: Love the new Avatar. Beautiful!
    Thank you!

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    a wonderful yeast doughnut thanks
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