Updated: Dec 25, 2020
Homemade doughnuts are a delicious grain and fun for kids to make, too! Ask your kids, what else is a circle? Cycles, moon, sun, snowflakes, get creative!
2 1⁄2 cups sugar
1⁄2 cup sour cream
5 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
10 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 1⁄2 cups buttermilk
Oil for deep-fat frying
In a large bowl, beat eggs; add sugar, sour cream, butter and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; add to sour cream mixture alternately with buttermilk.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1⁄4-in. thickness.
Cut with a 2 1⁄2-in. doughnut cutter, roll into balls, or shape into doughnut shape
In a skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees F.
Fry doughnuts, a few at a time, until golden, about 2 minutes; turn once with a slotted spoon.
Remove with fork and drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar, or sugar and cinnamon.
**This recipe is from Mindful Ways Village School Winter Menu**