In my original blog I just intermingled the recipes I mentioned in the blog. Many found this hard to follow. So in an effort to make the blogs more user friendly I am posting all the recipes and how to's for all the blogs here. I hope you like this new format. -Jan `

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Week #3 Basic Cake Donuts

Serving Size  : 12    Preparation Time :0:10

Categories    : Breads, Breakfast Foods

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation
--------  ------------  -------------------------
  2       cups         flour, all-purpose

 3/4      cup           sugar

  2       teaspoons     baking powder

 1/4      teaspoon      nutmeg

 1/4      teaspoon      cinnamon -- optional

  1       teaspoon      salt

 3/4      cup           milk -- OR buttermilk

  2      whole          eggs -- beaten

  1      teaspoon       vanilla

  1      tablespoon     shortening -- OR 2T butter, melted

                        FOR GLAZE:

  1      cup          sugar, powdered

  2      tablespoons  hot water

 1/2     teaspoon     almond extract

Pre-heat oven to 325 F. Spray donut pans or mini muffin tins

Mix all the ingredients together well.

Fill your pans/tins 2/3 full with the batter.

Bake 8-10 minutes.

Mix the ingredients together in a small bowl.

Dip the hot donuts in the glaze and place on a wire rack to cool.


Dip the donuts in melted butter and then either cinnamon sugar, or powdered sugar.  Or top make a chocolate glaze by adding a small amount of cocoa powder to the powdered sugar before adding the liquid and substitute vanilla for the almond extract.


  "Light and fluffy, easy to make and oh so tasty!"

Start to Finish Time:  "0:30"
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 196 Calories; 3g Fat (12.1% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 39g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 37mg Cholesterol; 279mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

NOTES : This is basically a muffin in a donut shape, very tasty.

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