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Doughnuts

2 pkg yeast
1/4 cup warm water (105-115 degrees)
1 1/2 cup lukewarm milk (scalded then cooled)
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup shortening
5 cups all-purpose flour
Vegetable oil

Dissolve yeast in warm water in 2 1/2-quart bowl. Add milk, salt,
eggs, shortening and 2 cups flour. Beat on low speed scraping bowl
constantly, 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed scraping bowl
occasionally, 2 minutes. Stir in remaining flour until smooth.
Cover and let rise in warm place, until double, 50-60 minutes.
(Dough is ready when indentation remains when touched.) Turn dough
onto floured surface; roll around lightly to coat with flour. Gently
roll dough 1/2-inch thick with floured rolling pin. Cut with floured
doughnut cutter. Cover and let rise until double, 30-40 minutes.
Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 350 degrees. Slide doughnuts
into hot oil with wide spatula. Turn doughnuts as they rise to the
surface. Fry until golden brown, about 1 minute on each side.
Remove carefully from oil (do not prick surface); drain. Dip the
doughnuts into creamy glaze set on rack then when slightly cooled
spread chocolate glaze on top. Can dip in sprinkles or other toppings
after chocolate if desired.


Creamy Glaze:

1/3 cup butter 2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 4-6 tablespoons hot water

Heat butter until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar
and vanilla until smooth. Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time,
until desired consistency.


Chocolate glaze:

1/3 cup butter 2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 4-6 Tbsp. hot water 4-oz milk chocolate or semi-sweet chips

Heat butter and chocolate over low heat until chocolate is melted;
remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.

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