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Doughnuts


1 PkgYeast
2 CupsMilk, scalded
3/4 TspSalt
1/2 CupButter, softened
2Eggs, whisked
1/2 CupSugar
1 TspNutmeg
5 - 7 CupsFlour
2 - 3 PkgLard

1) Add yeast to cooled milk; add sugar, eggs, butter, and salt. Stir well and add enough flour to make a soft dough.
2) Knead well so that it doesn't stick to hands. Let rise until double in size, punch down, let rise again. Roll out 1/2 inch thick with doughnut cutter and rise again.
3) Fry in lard filled over 1/3 in a pot.



Glaze


2 LbsIcing Sugar
1 TbspButter
1 TspVanilla
Hot water
1) Combine all the ingredients together adding only enough hot water to make a thick glaze.
2) Dip cooked doughnuts with thongs in glaze and let cool on a rack.