Beat 2 eggs. Continue beating and slowly add sugar. Then stir in milk and melted shortening.
Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon or lemon zest, salt and nutmeg.
Mix moist and dry ingredients until just combined. Fry the dough in vegetable fat heated to 375° until golden brown.
Garnish donuts with powdered sugar, granulated sugar or melted chocolate if desired.
Makes About 36 donuts
Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.