I made her birthday cake and she was so pleased.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Ruth's donuts

1 cup mashed potatoes
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 medium eggs, (or 2 large)
1 package dry yeast
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour (may need a little more)
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 heaping teaspoons margarine
hot oil
Heat 1/2 cup milk, cool to warm. Add yeast and set aside.
Mix softened margarine into mashed potatoes, add eggs,
sugar and blend well, add yeast mixture and blend well.
Sift flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg, add to above mixture.
Allow dough to rest 10 minutes. Roll out about 1/4 inch thick.
Let rest  while oil is heating. Cut into strips then into slant (diamond)
shapes. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Sprinkle with sugar.

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