Aunt Daisy’s Doughnuts

Doughnuts made of mashed potato!

1 Cup sugar
3 eggs
1 cup warm mashed potatoes
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
3 1/2 cups of flour (before sifting)
2 T melted shortening
1 cup sour milk or buttermilk (or milk plus 1 T vinegar)

Beat sugar and eggs.
Add shortening, potatoes, and vanilla.
Sift dry ingredients and add to the first mixture.
Roll and cut with a doughnut cutter.
Fry in deep fat until brown, then flip and brown, then remove and drain on paper bags or paper plates.