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Alton Brown's Yeast Doughnuts

Last Modified: 02/16/08
First Published: 02/13/08
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Since these doughnuts aren't fried, they don't have an unreasonably high calorie content. All the ingredients are easy-to-find staple items, which makes this recipe very affordable.

 

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Servings: 20
Total Cost: $2.99
Cost Per Serving: $0.15
Total Calories: 3,687
Calories/Serving: 184
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Milk, Whole 1 1/2 Cup 360.00 Grams $0.36 225
Shortening, All Vegetable (1/3 cup) * 2.50 Ounces $0.50 638
Yeast, Instant, Fast Rising (2 packages) * 14.00 Grams $0.50 0
Water 1/3 Cup 74.91 Grams $0.00 0
Eggs, Chicken (2 eggs) * 100.00 Grams $0.33 156
Sugar, White Granulated 1/4 Cup 50.00 Grams $0.07 194
Salt, Table 1 1/2 Teaspoon 9.00 Grams $0.01 0
Nutmeg, Ground 1 Teaspoon 2.33 Grams $0.45 12
Flour, White Unbleached All Purpose * 23.00 Ounces $0.75 2,462

1 1/2 cups milk
2 1/2 ounces vegetable shortening, approximately 1/3 cup
2 packages instant yeast
1/3 cup warm water (95 to 105 degrees F)
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
23 ounces all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting surface

20-25 donuts

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