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Old Fashioned Cinnamon Doughnuts or Donuts

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Come over and experience these Grandma’s old-fashioned doughnuts or donuts and enjoy the best of yesterday, Today.

doughnut or donut is a type of food made from leavened fried dough.  It is popular in many countries and is prepared in various forms as a sweet.

Old Fashioned Doughnuts or Donuts

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Old Fashioned Doughnuts or Donuts

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Bite into the delicious nostalgia of an Old-Fashioned Doughnut and savor the taste and smell of fresh donuts coated with yummy cinnamon sugar.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 20 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Easy


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Doughnut / Donut

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 tbsp. soft butter
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 6 cups flour
  • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg

Cinnamon Coating


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add milk, egg, and only 3 cups of flour. baking powder. salt. cinnamon and nutmeg and mix well with an electric mixture.
  3. Then mix in the additional 2½ to 3 cups flour to form a soft dough that can be rolled out and shaped into a doughnut/donut shape.
  4. Fry in medium oil until it has a nice golden brown.
  5. Let it cool and then roll in cinnamon sugar.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Rashida from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 461
  • Sugar: 26 g
  • Sodium: 117.7 mg
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.2 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.7 mg

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2 thoughts on “Old Fashioned Cinnamon Doughnuts or Donuts”

    • Good morning Maya. Thank you for dropping in here and I truly hope that work will ease up a bit so that you do get time to make these lovely doughnuts to enjoy with a cuppa tea or coffee. Wishing you a good day.


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