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Cake Doughnuts

 Cake Doughnuts
"I got the recipe for these yummy traditional treats from a camp cook who has prepared them for years, to the delight of campers," shares Dawn Fagerstrom of Warren, Minnesota.
72 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.


  • 2 eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure 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
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs; add the 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 floured 2-1/2-in. doughnut cutter.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry
  • doughnuts, a few at a time, until golden brown on both sides. Drain
  • on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
  • Yield: about 6 dozen.