Buttermilk Doughnuts



INGREDIENTS
Dough:

  • 3 1/2 cups (15 oz/420 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (5.25 oz/150 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs + 1 large yolk, whisked together
  • vegetable shortening or vegetable oil, for frying

Cinnamon Sugar Coating:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Attach candy thermometer to a large heavy bottomed pot (cast-iron or Dutch oven, preferred). Fill pot about 3-inches deep with shortening or oil. Set over low-medium heat to 375 degrees. Prepare dough while oil heats.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine 1 cup of flour with sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. 

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