Spice Cake Donuts Recipe

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2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 dash nutmeg
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten


  1. Heat the oil in a deep fryer to 375°.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Mix in butter until crumbly.
  4. Stir in milk and egg until smooth.
  5. Knead lightly.
  6. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
  7. Roll or pat to 1/4 inch thickness.
  8. Cut with a donut cutter or use two round biscuit cutters of different sizes.
  9. Carefully drop donuts into the hot oil, a few at a time. Do not overcrowd the pan or the oil may overflow.
  10. Fry for 3 minutes or until golden, turning once.
  11. Drain on paper towels.