Drop Doughnuts

posted by Linda in MO 03-09-100 7:59 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Drop Doughnuts
Recipe By :Taste of Home 1997 annual recipes, pg. 96
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Appetizer/Snack, Breakfast

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup leftover prepared mashed potatoes
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg -- beaten
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
cooking oil for deep fat frying
additional sugar or powdered sugar (can add cinnamon, too) -- optional

In a bowl, combine potatoes, sugar, egg, sour cream, and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; stir into potato mixture.

Heat oil in an electric skillet or fry-daddy to 375 degrees.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls, 5 or 6 at a time, into hot oil. Fry for 1 minute per side or until golden brown and cooked through.

Drain on paper towels and immediately roll in sugar if desired. Serve immediately.

Yield: "3 dozen"

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