Granny’s Doughnuts Recipe


1 cup sugar

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

2 eggs

1 Tbsp shortening

1 cup sour milk

6 cups flour


Mix sugar, nutmeg, soda, salt, eggs, milk and shortening. Add enough flour to roll out dough on a floured surface and cut With donut cutter. Heat shortening to 375 degrees F. and drop donuts in, turning Several times. Drain on crumpled paper soft. Cool and dust with powdered sugar, or granulated sugar and or with cinnamon, With or drizzle glaze (see below) if desired. Repeat With donut centers.

Note: milk can be sourced by adding 1 Tbsp vinegar to 1 cup fresh milk.

White Doughnut Glaze

2 cups powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

4 to 6 Tbsp milk

Mix powdered sugar, vanilla and milk with a fork to Desired consistency. Thicken with powdered sugar or thin down with milk.