Beignet Recipe

Beignets
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    25 min
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A beignet recipe, similar to those you might find in the French Market of New Orleans, Louisiana.

What You'll Need

  • 1 envelope active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water (approx. 105°)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 7 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening, softened
  • oil for deep frying
  • powdered sugar

How to Make It