3 1/2 C flour
1 C sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 TBSP shortening
2 eggs
3/4 C milk

-In large pan heat oil (2 or 3 inches) to 375*.
-Mix 1 1/2 C flour and remaining ingredients in large mixing bowl.
-Blend well (about 2 minutes).
-Add remaining flour and mix.
-Turn dough out onto well floured surface.
-Use biscuit cutter to cut out doughnut shapes and a bottle lid to cut out the center.
-Use a wide spatula to scrap off counter surface and slide into oil.
-Turn doughnuts as they rise to the surface and cook until golden brown.
-Place on paper towels to drain.

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