DEPRESSION RAISED DOUGHNUTS

DEPRESSION RAISED DOUGHNUTS

This Sunday afternoon depression treat was made occasionally when there was a day for celebration. Almost all of them were eaten fresh and warm. Neighbors were invited in for this and the large coffee pot was put on the fire.

Soften:
1 cake yeast - in 1/4 c. lukewarm water

Mix and add:
1 c. milk
3 T. sugar
1 t. salt
2 T. butter
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 t. cinnamon

Add:
2 c. flour and let rise. Beat down and add 2 more c. flour. Pat out on floured board. Cut out and let rise again. Fry till brown in hot fat; sprinkle with sugar.