Thursday, July 24, 2014

Sour Cream Old Fashioned Donuts


2 1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons softened butter
2 large egg yolks
3/4 cup sour cream
vegetable oil for frying


4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 tbsp corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup hot water


In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add the egg yolks and mix. Add dry ingredients and sour cream alternating and mixing between each addition. Cover with plastic wrap and chill (at least an hour).
On a floured surface, roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness. Use a doughnut cutter or a large and small biscuit cutter two biscuit cutter.
Pour 2 inches of vegetable oil into a heavy bottomed pan. Using a deep-fry thermometer, heat the oil to 350 degrees. Fry the donuts about 2 minutes on each side. (Don't fry more than will fit in a single layer. Fry about 2 minutes on each side. Watch the oil so it doesn't get to hot and adjust it as needed. Lay the finished donuts out on paper towels.

Directions for glaze:

Whisk together all ingredients until mixed thoroughly. When the donuts have cooled enough to touch, dunk the donuts in the glaze and put on a cooling rack until the glaze is set.


Lisa said...


Lisa said...


Tawnie said...

OOOO. wow. cant wait!