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Drop Doughnuts Recipe

Makes 36 doughnuts


  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes, mashed with milk ans butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Cooking oil for deep-fat frying
  • Additional sugar or confectioners' sugar (optional)


1. In a bowl, combine potatoes, sugar, egg, sour cream and vanilla.
2. Combine dry ingredients; stir into potato mixture.
3. Heat oil in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer to 375 F.
4. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 5 or 6 at a time, into hot oil.
5. Fry for 1 minute per side or until golden brown.
6. Drain on paper towels.
7. Roll in sugar if desired.
8. Serve immediately.


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Preparation Method:Deep Fry

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