Created by Fizzybrat on October 26, 2020
Step 1: Pour hot milk in a mixing bowl, add butter and stir to melt.
Step 2: Add sugars, pumpkin puree, salt to the milk and combine well.
Step 3: In a small bowl proof yeast in a lukewarm water with a teaspoon sugar. Let sit about 10 min, or until foamy
Step 4: Add yeast mixture to the pumpkin mixture, and add the egg, mix well.
Step 5: Add in flour gradually and mix with a wooden spoon until well combined.
Step 6: Dust wooden surface with a little flour. Turn out the dough onto wooden surface and knead 1 minute.
Step 7: Form the dough into a ball shape, place in a greased bowl and cover with a cloth.
Step 8: Let it rise in a warm place until it doubles in volume, about 1 hr.
Step 9: Punch the dough to deflate and knead it for a few seconds on a wooden board.
Step 10: Roll dough out 3/8 inch thick and cut out rings with doughnut cutter.
Step 11: Let rise on on board uncovered until doubled and very light, 30 - 40 minute.
Step 12: Heat oil in a fryer or pot to 375 F (3-4 inch deep).
Step 13: Carefully drop doughnuts into hot oil. Turn when they rise to the surface. 2 - 3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
Step 14: Carefully remove from oil, do not prick the surface, and drain.
Step 15: While warm, roll in sugar, frost or glaze.