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Grandma's Cake Doughnuts

Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars

"Best cake doughnuts! Easy to make. Just mix and drop in hot grease!"
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45 m servings 459
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 doughnuts)


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  1. Heat about 1 quart oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix sugar, eggs, and 2 tablespoons oil together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Pour milk, vinegar, and baking soda into a liquid measuring cup; milk will become foamy. Add to sugar mixture; mix well. Mix in flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  4. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls into the hot oil until golden, about 1 minute per side, working in batches. Drain doughnuts on paper towels.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Make sure to use a heaping teaspoon of baking soda.
  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 459 calories; 43.5 16.8 1.9 16 199 Full nutrition

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I made half a recipe, and made no other changes (other than sprinkling with a bit of powdered sugar for presentation). I'm confused . . . are these supposed to be like a funnel cake? The batter ...