Rating: 4.5 stars 4.2
82 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 45
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 2

Try these delicious doughnuts for an old-fashioned taste treat. Serve sprinkled with confectioners sugar, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt onto piece of waxed paper.

  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer at medium speed to beat together sugar, brown sugar and eggs until fluffy. Beat in 2 tablespoon oil. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture, alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients, until well blended. Stir in applesauce and vanilla.

  • Carefully drop batter by level tablespoons, 3 or 4 at a time, into hot oil. Do not overcrowd pan or oil may overflow. Fry, turning once with tongs, for 3 minutes or until golden. Transfer with tongs to paper toweling to drain. Cool completely.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 16.8g; fat 9.1g; cholesterol 15.7mg; sodium 81mg. Full Nutrition
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