Orange Knots — A New Kind Of Donut
3 tbsp Crisco 4 cups sifted flour
3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt
1 egg and 1 yolk, beaten light 1 1/2 tsp cream of tarter
grated rind 1 orange 1/2 tsp soda
1/4 tsp mace 1/2 cup milk
Cream the Crisco, beat in the sugar, the eggs, orange rind and mace. Sift together the dry ingredients; add the first mixture and the milk and mix to a firm dough. Cut off bits of the dough and roll under the fingers to strips the shape and length of a lead pencil, tie in a knot or shape like an 8 and fry in hot Crisco; drain on soft paper, and dredge with confectioners’ sugar.