- ½ cup shortening
- ⅓ cup mashed potatoes
- ⅓ cup sugar
- 2 eggs slightly beaten
- 2 pkgs yeast dissolved in ½ cup warm water
- 2 tsp salt
- 3 cups warm milk
- 6-7 cups flour
Dissolve the yeast in the ½ cup warm water. Add 3 cups warm milk, sugar, shortening, mashed potatoes, eggs, and flour.
Knead well, roll out and cut donuts as soon as mixed. Let rise 1 ½ hours.
Best if fried in hot oil, drain 5 minutes on paper towel, dip in glaze while still hot.
1 lb powdered sugar with a little hot water and butter. Add orange juice for flavor.