1 (8 1/2 oz.) can crushed pineapple
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 c. biscuit mix
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
shortening (for frying, 1-inch deep)
1 c. sifted powdered sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp. pineapple syrup
Reserve 1 1/2 tablespoons pineapple syrup for glaze. To pineapple, add egg, biscuit mix, sugar and nutmeg; stir into stiff dough. Heat shortening to 375 degrees. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls into hot fat; fry to golden brown, about 3 min- utes, turning once. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
Dip some of donuts in pineapple glaze, others in confectioners sugar or cinnamon sugar. Serve warm. Makes 2 1/2 to 3 dozen.
For glaze, combine powdered sugar and pineapple syrup; mix until smooth. Enough for 12 to 15 donuts.