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Christmas Doughnuts Recipe
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Christmas Doughnuts Recipe

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Making these doughnuts has long been a custom in my French Canadian family. I remember helping with these tender treats as a child and eating the "holes" with my sister and brother. I loved their hint of lemon flavor! Carrying on the tradition, my husband, children and I have made these yummy doughnuts every Christmas for many years.—Michelle Vander Byl, Portland, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup milk
  • Additional oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and oil until blended. Beat in extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; stir into egg mixture alternately with milk. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Divide dough in half. Roll out one portion to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 1-1/2-in. round cookie cutter. Repeat with remaining dough.
  3. In an electric skillet or deep-fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry doughnuts for about 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Christmas Doughnuts in Taste of Home December/January 2003, p51

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

These were delicious! I am definitely making them again soon!

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I also rolled some in a cinnamon-sugar mixture. Yummy!

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Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

Very easy to make, but whe cut our doughnuts a little thicker. More like a 1/2 inch. Very tasty!

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