1 cupful sugar 1 cupful sour milk 1/3 cupful butter 4 cupfuls flour

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoonful soda 1 teaspoonful salt 1/2 grated nutmeg

Cream sugar and softened butter, add beaten eggs, half the flour, soda dissolved in a little water, spice, salt, and flour enough to form a soft dough. Turn on the moulding board and work in more flour if necessary to have mixture roll out one-half inch in thickness. Take one-half the entire mixture to roll at a time, cut with a doughnut cutter and fry in hot cooking oil. This makes fifty doughnuts.

A tablespoonful of molasses added to this recipe is good.

Baking Powder Doughnuts

1 cupful sugar 1 cupful milk 1/2 cupful butter 4 cupfuls flour

2 eggs

2 teaspoonfuls baking powder

1 teaspoonful salt

1 teaspoonful vanilla flavoring

Cream sugar and softened butter, add beaten eggs, half the flour, flavoring, salt and more flour with baking powder sifted in. Stir in all the flour possible, turn on a moulding board, working in only enough flour to make the mixture roll into a soft one-half inch dough. Then proceed as in Doughnuts.