4 cups self raising flour
1⁄2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Rub butter into flour .
Add sugar, vanilla essence and enough sour milk to make a soft dough. About 1 cup.
Cut into donut shapes fry in hot oil.
3⁄4 cup water
1 and 1⁄2 cup sugar
Dip donuts in hot syrup.
If preferred (like me), dip in cinnamon sugar.
Options of coating with chocolate or desiccated coconut.