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Spudnuts wanted Tue, 02/24/09 2:44 AM (permalink)
When I was little, we had a wonderful bakery that made Spudnuts, that is, doughnuts made from potato flour.
The owner/baker would stand in fromt of the large front window, roll out the dough on a large wooden table and cut them.
As he cut, he'd catch each doughnot on his thumb and flip it onto a rack.  He was lightning fast!
The large racks of doughnuts would be plunged into hot oil and fried, allowed to drip, then completely submerged in sugery syrup before allowing to dry.
There were several varieties, all delicious, and they stayed soft and fresh far longer than any other doughnuts I've ever had.
When the owner died, the shop closed.
Since then, we've had another locally owned doughnut shop, but it's changed hands and is now only open in the mornings, not always convenient.
We briefly had a Krispy Kreme, but it suddenly closed ... I don't know why.
The local grocery chain has doughnuts but they get hard in one day.
Does anyone have a recipe for potato flour doughnuts and a good source for the flour?

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    Re:Spudnuts wanted Tue, 02/24/09 4:58 AM (permalink)
    Heres what a search can get you...

    More about Spudnuts than you'll ever want to know.  I was shocked!

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      Re:Spudnuts wanted Tue, 02/24/09 6:19 AM (permalink)
      When I click on the link, I get "There is no record to display."  What happened? 

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        Re:Spudnuts wanted Tue, 02/24/09 8:55 AM (permalink)
        I dont know what hapened.  I was on the page listing all the Spudnuts posts and copied the URL and pasted it here.  It should have worked.
        Just type Spudnuts in on search and see what you get.

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          Re:Spudnuts wanted Tue, 02/24/09 2:28 PM (permalink)

          is a thread further down the first page of the breakfast section, with lots of discussion and a list of open spudnut places

          I found one still open in Panama City, FL I was there 2 weeks ago and they were deeeeelishus
          Here are the 2 listed for TX
          Spudnut Shop 1806 West 5th Street Plainview, TX 79072 806-296-9198
          Spudnut Shop 312 South McMasters Street Amarillo, TX 79106 806-376-9201
          <message edited by CajunKing on Tue, 02/24/09 2:31 PM>
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