Fastnacht Kucka (Molasses or Honey Doughnuts)
6 tbsp molasses or honey
1 1/2 qts milk
4 qts four
2 cakes yeast dissolved in 1/2 cp warm water
1 cp butter
4 eggs, beaten
1 - Scald the milk and when it becomes lukewarm, mix in 2 qts flour, making a smooth batter; add yeast whcih has been dissolved.
2 - Beat together well and allow to stand over night.
3 - Combine the butter and eggs and cream well.
4 - Add the honey and a little of the flour.
5 - Beat well and add the remaining flour leaving enough to dust bread board.
6 - Allow time for full rise and then roll and cut in the form of doughnuts.
7 - Let rise again and fry in hot cooking oil or fat.