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Orange Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Orange Glazed Doughnuts         

2 eggs + 1 egg yolk
1 c. sugar
Juice of 2 oranges
1 tbsp. grated orange rind
2 tbsp. vegetable shortening
4 c. sifted all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
Put eggs in mixing bowl and beat very light. Beat in sugar gradually. Put orange juice in measuring cup and add water to make 3/4 cup. Add orange rind to first mixture and mix thoroughly. Drop in shortening. Sift flour, salt, soda and cream of tartar together. Add 1/2 of flour and mix well. Turn out on floured board and with as little handling as possible, roll dough 3/8" thick. Cut and fry in hot vegetable shortening until brown, turning when first crack appears. Drain on absorbent paper. Glaze with orange glaze.

Orange Glaze:

1 1/2 tbsp. butter
1 1/2 tbsp. each lemon juice & orange juice
1 1/2 tsp. grated orange rind
1 7/8 c. sifted confectioners' sugar
Melt butter; add lemon juice, orange juice and orange rind, then sugar. Beat until smooth.

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