Famous Homemade Doughnuts

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By Tiffany
August 24, 2022


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This recipe from the FUMW community cookbook reminds me a lot of one of my favorite doughnut recipes.

Give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!

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Homemade Doughnut Recipe

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Famous Homemade Doughnuts

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Prep: 6 hours
Cook: 5 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 35 doughnuts


  • ¾ C water, warm
  • 6¾ -7 tsp yeast
  • 2 C milk, scalded
  • ¾ C sugar
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ C shortening
  • 9½-10½ C all-purpose flour


  • Spoon yeast into warm water, allow to proof in warm environment (approximately 5 minutes)
  • In small pan, scald milk. Remove from heat by pouring it into a bowl. Add sugar then sal
  • Add in yeast, and eggs
  • Sift in 5 cups flour, and shortening. Combine
  • Add in 4 cups of flour, mix and then knead in remaining flour
  • Continue kneading until dough is light and easily manageable. (I love using my Pro-series KitchenAid mixer for this process)
  • Place dough in a greased bowl. Cover and leave in a warm place to rise until doubled (approximately 2 hours) A warm microwave is great for this. Don't run the microwave - just leave the dough inside it.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll out until it's approximately half an inch thick. Cut out doughnuts
  • Place cut doughnutd on baking trays or onto clean countertop. Cover and allow to rise until doubled again. Approximately an hour.
  • Heat grease in fryer to 350°
  • Fry doughuts until brown on both sides (This can happen really quickly!)
  • Remove from oil, and place on wire rack (with paper towles beneath) to drain and cool.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Sauce Donuts, doughnuts, homemade doughnuts
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