Return to Content

Beignets

Beignets
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)
by in Dec 1997

Yield: Makes 2 to 3 dozen.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 3 cups flour
  • oil for deep frying
  • powdered sugar

Instructions:

Dissolve yeast in the warm water. Add next five ingredients plus optional salt, if desired, then beat in the flour. Dough will be sticky. On a floured board, roll out the dough to about 1/8 inch. Cut into 2-inch squares. Heat oil to 370 degrees F. Drop beignets in oil a few at a time. As they puff, turn them to brown other side. Remove, drain, and dust with powdered sugar.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: Summer Off the Beaten Path

  • 12 Best Places to Picinic
  • Acadian Pride in Northern Maine
  • Saying Goodbye to a Summer Home
  • Hidden Gems in the Upper CT Valley
Subscribe Today and Save 44%

Browse Similar Recipes

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111

fall-eguide-2014-600x350