Pumpkin Doughnut Drops Recipe

Pumpkin Doughnut Drops Recipe


2 large eggs

1-1/4 cups sugar

2 tablespoons shortening

1 cup canned pumpkin

2 teaspoons white vinegar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 cup lemon-lime soda

Oil for deep-fat frying

Additional sugar

How to make it

In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar and shortening until blended. Beat in pumpkin, vinegar and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk together flour, milk powder, baking powder, salt and spices. Add to egg mixture alternately with soda, beating after each addition.

In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Drain on paper towels. Roll in additional sugar while warm.
Yield: about 7 dozen.