Plain Cake Doughnuts

Plain Cake Doughnuts

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How to make homemade Plain Cake Doughnuts? This easy cake doughnut recipe features a fried golden brown exterior and ultra tender, moist, cakey and delicate interior.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 quart oil for frying


  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Mix in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk and egg until smooth.

  • Knead lightly, then turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll or pat to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with a doughnut cutter, or use two round biscuit cutters of different sizes.

  • Step 4

Lay doughnuts in hot oil, a few at a time. Do not overcrowd the pan, or oil may overflow. Fry, turning once, until golden, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Some small notes for you

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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