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Old Fashioned Cake Donuts

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 dash ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 quart oil for frying

Cinnamon Sugar
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Combine sugar and cinnamon together in a shall bowl; set aside.

In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Using pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbly.
Stir in milk and egg until smooth.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and work in any remaining flour.

Heat oil in deep pan over High to Med heat (375F)

Roll or pat to 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut with doughnut cutter, or use two round cutters of different sizes.
Carefully drop doughnuts into hot oil, a few at a time.
Do not overcrowd the pan. Fry, turning once; cook for about 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towel.
While warm, coat with  Cinnamon  and Sugar mixture.
@Betty Crocker Cookbook