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Old Fashion Donut Recipe

These old fashioned donuts get some added flavor with the addition of a little nutmeg! Baked in a hot oven using your USA Pan donut pan, and you can surprise your family with fresh, warm donuts. Prepare the glazes and toppings and let everyone finish their own!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Serving Size: 12 donuts

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1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2-1 teaspoon ground nutmeg, to taste
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
1 cup milk
Cinnamon sugar
Confectioners' sugar
Vanilla Glaze
Chocolate Glaze
1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
1 Tablespoon melted butter
1-2 Tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tablespoons butter
1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a medium size bowl, beat together the butter, vegetable oil, and sugars until smooth. Add in the eggs, beating to combine. Stir in the baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, salt, and vanilla. Stir in the flour, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the flour. Stir until combined. Spoon or pipe (piping is easy if you use a ziplock back with the end snipped off) batter evenly into the wells of 2 USA Pan donut pans. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5-10 min in pan. For cinnamon sugar donuts, shake warm donuts in a plastic bag with 1/3 cup cinnamon sugar. You could also use confectioners' sugar, or frost the donuts with a glaze. ENJOY!!
Vanilla Glaze Directions:
Mix together glaze ingredients in a bowl and add extra liquid/sugar to adjust consistency as needed. Tint with food coloring, if desired.
Chocolate Glaze Topping:
Melt ingredients together over low heat or in microwave. Stir often. Add extra corn syrup, if needed, to achieve a shiny glaze.