Cake Doughnuts

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These cake doughnuts are a great treat to bring to a party. Your friends won’t believe you made doughnuts from scratch!

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 18

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In bowl, beat eggs until light. Gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy. Add buttermilk, vanilla, and melted butter and mix well. In sifter, combine flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg, and sift over batter; stir in.
  • On floured surface, roll out dough ⅓" thick. Cut with doughnut cutters.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil to 375°F (use a cooking thermometer for best results). Carefully add four doughnuts; fry on both sides, turning once, until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes for each side. Repeat with remaining dough. Fry doughnut holes for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

Recipe Information

Serves: 18

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In bowl, beat eggs until light. Gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy. Add buttermilk, vanilla, and melted butter and mix well. In sifter, combine flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg, and sift over batter; stir in.
  • On floured surface, roll out dough ⅓" thick. Cut with doughnut cutters.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil to 375°F (use a cooking thermometer for best results). Carefully add four doughnuts; fry on both sides, turning once, until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes for each side. Repeat with remaining dough. Fry doughnut holes for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium170mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars11g
Protein5g