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Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes

 Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes
Light and yummy, these doughnut holes go fast! Their old-time goodness comes from mashed potatoes and buttermilk.
52 ServingsPrep: 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 Eggland's Best 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.