looking for a recipe called sputnas

I am looking for a recipe called sputnas a form of a doughnut made with mashed potates? please send if you can find. thanks
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Hi I am from Ohio and we call them Sputnuts. They have 3 or 4 stores in the Mentor area. I will ask around and see if I can get an idea of how they are made.

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Time: approx. 20 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 20 Minutes.
Ready in: approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes. Makes 80 -100 doughnuts
(80 servings).
Printed from Allrecipes, Submitted by Robyn

4 boiling potatoes, peeled
and chopped
3 cups milk
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
6 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup warm water (110 degrees
F/45 degrees C)
4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
6 eggs
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 In a small saucepan, cover peeled potatoes with water.
Bring water to a boil and cook until tender, about 15
minutes. Let cool and mash.
2 Scald the milk and add the sugar, shortening, 2 cups
mashed potatoes and salt. Mix well.
3 In an upright mixture with a dough hook attachment. Add
the potato mixture, flour, lemon juice, lemon zest, water,
yeast eggs and nutmeg. Mix until well mixed, dough will be a
bit sticky. Cover and let rise until doubled in size.
4 Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface and cut
with a doughnut cutter. Place the cut doughnuts on a
greased baking sheet, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
5 In a hot fryer or deep fry pan heat shortening or
canola oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Carefully place
2 to 3 doughnuts in pan. Turn when lightly golden. Lift
out when done and drain on paper towels. Glaze or roll in sugar.