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18 doughnuts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Doughnuts.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine eggs, granulated sugar and vanilla extract; beat at high speed until thick and lemon-colored.
  3. In a small bowl combine peel, juice and 1/4 cup melted Crisco. Add to egg mixture alternately with three-fourths of the flour mixture. Beat at medium-low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in remaining flour mixture by hand. Cover; chill 2 hours.
  4. Heat 2 or 3 inches Crisco to 365ºF in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
  5. On a lightly floured surface roll dough to 3/8 inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  6. Fry, a few at a time, 2 minutes or until golden brown. Turn once. Remove with slotted metal spoon. Drain on paper towels. Drizzle with Orange Glaze.
  7. Orange Glaze.
  8. In a medium bowl combine confectioners’ sugar, grated orange peel orange juice. Stir well.

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