Polish Doughnuts

Ingredients

1 pkg. yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water
1 3/4 cups milk, scalded
left to cool
1 whole egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 pound butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon salt
7 cups flour
1 teaspoon lemon or orange rind (opt.)

Preparation

1
Dissolve yeast in water. Add milk and 2 cups flour to dissolved yeast. Beat well, set aside to rise for 30 minutes. (This is called a "sponge".)
2
Beat eggs, sugar, vanilla, rind and salt until light and lemon colored. Add to sponge. Add melted butter and the remaining 5 cups of flour. Cover and let rise 1 hour.
3
Roll out on floured board 1/2 inch thick. Cut with doughnut cutter. Let rise. Deep fry in shortening until each side is brown.

 



Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 12:55am

Creator:

Anonymous

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