4 cups flour
1 1/4 cups sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup melted butter, margarine, or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 oz. melted, unsweetened chocolate
Oil for deep frying
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
Stir in remaining ingredients – except oil for frying – just till moistened.
Chill, if desired. Heat oil in large saucepan or deep fryer to 375*.
On a well-floured surface, knead dough for a minute or two, until no longer sticky.
Roll half at a time to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with floured doughnut cutter.
Use spatula to slip doughnuts and donut holes into the hot oil.
Fry 1-1 1/2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
1 box confectioners’ sugar
1 envelope plain gelatin
1 cup warm water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Drop doughnut into mixture, remove and let drain.