• Cooking Time: 8-10
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:


  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 1/2 cup lukewarm milk scalded, cool
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup shortening/margarine
  • 4 1/2 cup bread flour
  • Cinnamon sugar mixture
  • for dipping


  • These may be made the old fashioned way but I put all the ingredients in the bread machine on dough cycle.
  • Dough will be soft to handle.
  • With floured rolling pin, gently roll dough until about 1/2 inch thick, cut with floured 2 1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Lift doughnuts carefully with spatula and place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.
  • Brush doughnuts with melted butter.
  • Cover, let rise until doubled, about 20 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 425°.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
  • Immediately brush with melted butter and shake in sugar and cinnamon sugar or spread with glaze.
  • Cinnamon sugar mixture: 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Creamy glaze: Melt 1/3 cup butter. Blend in 2 cups confectioner's sugar and 1 1/2 tsp vanilla. Stir n 4 to 6 Tbsp. water, one Tbsp at a time, until melted glaze is of proper consistency.
  • CHOCOLATE DOUGHNUTS: Omit nutmeg and cinnamon. Stir in 1/2 cup cocoa with
  • the first addition of flour. After baking, shake doughnuts in confectioners sugar or spread with chocolate glaze.
  • APPLESAUCE DOUGHNUTS: Substitute 1 1/2 cups lukewarm applesauce for the milk. Substitute 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/2 teaspoon cloves for the 1 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.


Recipe By: I found these on the internet and tweaked them until I got them just like I wanted them :)

Categories: Bread  Dessert  Doughnut  Misc. Bread  Oven  Snack 

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