Mashed Potato Doughnuts



  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup seasoned, hot mashed potatoes
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Confectioners sugar
  • Directions

    Cream butter and sugar. Blend in mashed potatoes, then eggs. Sift dry ingredients together twice. Add to first mixture alternately with milk. Chill dough 2 hours. Roll out 1/2-inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut with doughnut cutter. Fry in deep hot fat at 360° about 1 minute on each side. Fry one layer at a time and turn once. Drain on unglazed paper. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar while warm.

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