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3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup margarine
1/4 cup sugar
2 packages dry yeast
3 1/2 cups flour
2 eggs, beaten
Dash of salt
Vegetable oil for frying
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon

In small saucepan, combine juice, margarine and sugar. Heat until margarine melts and ingredients are blended. Cool the mixture until it is lukewarm. Add yeast to mixture in saucepan and stir until dissolved. In large bowl, combine flour, eggs and salt. Add to juice-yeast mixture. Mix well.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and knead until dough is smooth and elastic. Place dough in greased bowl, cover with a cloth and let rise in a warm place for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Punch down. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness and cut doughnuts using a 2-inch cutter. Place doughnuts on waxed paper about 1 inch apart and let rise for another 30 to 45 minutes. Preheat oil in deep fryer. Fry in hot oil, a few at a time, until golden. Drain well on paper towels. Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon cinnamon in a plastic bag and shake well. Then add fried doughnuts, a few at a time, and shake until each is coated with the mixture.