Doughnuts are delicious and hard to resist especially when filled jam or custard. This recipe is enjoyed at any time of the day whether fried or baked .


  • 5cups of Flour
  • 1/2cup of Sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4cup of Warm Water
  • 1.5cups Warm Milk
  • 4tbsp Instant Yeast
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/3cup of shortening
  • 1tsp of Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
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  • Sieve flour, salt and nutmeg
  • Add the sugar and yeast to the flour mixture
  • Add the warm water and milk
  • Melt the Vegetable Shortening and add to the mixture 
  • Rub in the beaten egg and mix all the ingredients in a bowl and leave for 10minutes
  • Place on a smooth surface and knead for about 5minutes
  • Leave to rise for about 1.5hours
  • Knead on floured surface for 8 minutes and roll out.
  • Cut out with a doughnut cutter and place in a tray for one hour
  • Put the oil on fire and when in it hot, deep fry
  • You may put jam or thick prepared custard in between before frying

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