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Banana Cinnamon Doughnuts Recipe

Serves 30


  • 3 cups peanut oil, for frying
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup bananas, mashed
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon


1. Heat oil in a deep-fat fryer or deep heavy skillet. Time heating so it will be ready when you are prepared to begin frying doughnuts.
2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
3. Cut in margarine using a pastry blender or two knives.
4. Make a well in center of mix and add mashed bananas and eggs.
5. Mix well.
6. Place dough on a lightly-floured surface and roll to 1/2-inch thickness.
7. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter, dipping in flour as needed.
8. Deep-fry, a few at a time, until golden brown.
9. Drain on brown paper bags. Fry the doughnut “holes” also.
10. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a paper bag or place on a shallow plate.
11. Coat warm doughnuts with this mixture.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Banana
Preparation Method:Deep Fry

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