Tuesday, March 25, 2008

French Donuts

An old recipe from Grandma King (Diane’s maternal Grandmother)

½ cup shortening
1 tablespoon nutmeg
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
⅔ cup milk
½ teaspoon salt
1½ cups flour
1 egg separated
Cinnamon-sugar mixture in a shaker

Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg yolk. Then add other ingredients. Lastly fold in stiffly beaten egg white. Fill greased muffin tin ½ full. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes. When done and still warm, brush tops with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

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