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Yield about 2 dozen


  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sifted powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well alter each addition.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and cinnamon; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Chill dough 15 minutes.

  3. Divide dough in half. Working with 1 portion at a time, place dough on a heavily floured surface; roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut dough with a floured doughnut cutter.

  4. Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil to 350°; drop in 3 to 4 doughnuts at a time. Cook 1 minute or until golden on one side; turn and cook other side about 1 minute. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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