Gwich'in Doughnuts


3 Tbsp warm butter or margarine

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 tsp vanilla

4 cups all purpose flour (or flour substitute)

4tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

Lard or cooking oil for deep frying. 4-6 inch deep.

Combine melted butter or margarine, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix
Measure in flour, baking pwder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg - stir well.
Heat lard to 190 Degrees (preferably over an open fire)
Roll out dough 1/4 inch think on floured surface. Poke out several holes
on the surface for even cooking. Cook a couple at a time