Brigham Young's Buttermilk Donuts
A favorite with President Brigham Young, the donuts became so popular that they were eventually sold at the Zion's Cooperative Mercatile Institution (ZCMI) department store in Salt Lake.
2 c buttermilk 1 tsp salt
2 eggs, beaten 1 tsp nutmeg
1 c sugar 1/4 c melted butter
5 c flour oil for frying
2 tsp. Baking soda 1/2 c sugar for coating (you can add a little cinnamon)
Combine buttermilk, eggs, and sugar, mix well. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk mixture, then melted butter, then melted butter.