Super Homemade Doughnuts. Brandi's consensus: Oh my goodness! These were so yummy! I halved the recipe which made 13 doughnuts (but made the full amount of glaze). They were the best homemade doughnuts I've ever made...by a landslide. Definitely keeping the recipe. Yay Pinterest!
MAKES ABOUT 1½ DOZEN INGREDIENTS 2¼-oz. packages active dry yeast ½ cup sugar 1½ cups milk, scalded and cooled 1 tsp. kosher salt 2 eggs 6 tbsp. vegetable shortening, plus more for greasing 5 cups (1 lb. 6½ oz.) all-purpose flour, sifted, plus more for dusting Canola oil, for frying 10 tbsp. unsalted butter ⅓ cup evaporated milk 2 ½ tsp. vanilla extract 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar