Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes Recipe

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Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes Recipe

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Light and yummy, these doughnut holes go fast! Their old-time goodness comes from mashed potatoes and buttermilk.
MAKES:
52 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:
52 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups hot mashed potatoes (mashed with milk and butter)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Additional sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, sugar, buttermilk, eggs, butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; stir into potato mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
In a skillet or electric fry pan, heat 1 in of oil to 375°. Drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls into oil; fry until browned. Turn with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Roll in sugar while warm. Yield: 13 dozen.
Originally published as Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1998, p12

  • 1-1/2 cups hot mashed potatoes (mashed with milk and butter)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Additional sugar
  1. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, sugar, buttermilk, eggs, butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; stir into potato mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. In a skillet or electric fry pan, heat 1 in of oil to 375°. Drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls into oil; fry until browned. Turn with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Roll in sugar while warm. Yield: 13 dozen.
Originally published as Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1998, p12

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