These donuts have an amazing aroma. They're a lot like the donuts you find at cider mills in the fall. My mom sold them at charity fundraisers and they disappeared as quickly as they came out of the deep fryer. We had a donut maker that held the batter, then released it into the deep fryer in a perfect circle when you pressed a plunger.
- Add sugar, sour cream, and milk to eggs and beat thoroughly.
- Sift dry ingredients together several times. Add orange rind.
- Stir into egg mixture to make donut batter.
- Drop batter into hot oil. Flip over when bottom side is brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
- Makes 2 dozen donuts.