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NEW ORLEANS BEIGNETS



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These sweet, square and holeless French doughnuts are known as beignets. New Orleans' traditional breakfast always includes a few of these powdered sugar delicacies. -Beth Dawson, Jackson, Louisiana

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Desserts

Time 1h

Yield 4 dozen.

Number Of Ingredients 9

1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
1 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
4-1/2 cups self-rising flour
Oil for deep-fat frying
Confectioners' sugar

Steps:

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add milk, oil, sugar, egg and 2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky). Do not knead. Cover and refrigerate overnight. , Punch down dough. Turn onto a floured surface; roll into a 16x12-in. rectangle. Cut into 2-in. squares. , In a deep cast-iron or electric skillet, heat 1 inch oil to 375°. Fry squares, in batches, until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Roll warm beignets in confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 108 calories, Fat 5g fat (1g saturated fat), Cholesterol 6mg cholesterol, Sodium 146mg sodium, Carbohydrate 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, Fiber 0 fiber), Protein 2g protein.

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I havent tried this recipe, but it looks simple and very yummy. Posted in response to a recipe request!

Provided by CookbookCarrie

Categories     Yeast Breads

Time 23m

Yield 24 Beignets

Number Of Ingredients 10

1 package active dry yeast
1 1/2 cups warm water (100-115 degrees F)
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup evaporated milk
7 cups flour
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
oil (for deep frying)
confectioners' sugar, for dusting (or burying, depending on taste)

Steps:

  • Put the warm water into a large bowl, then sprinkle in the yeast and a couple teaspoons of the sugar and stir until thoroughly dissolved.
  • Let proof for 10 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the sugar, salt, eggs, and evaporated milk.
  • Gradually stir in 4 cups of the flour and beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and thoroughly blended.
  • Beat in the shortening, then add the remaining flour, about 1/3 cup at a time, beating it in with a spoon until it becomes too stiff to stir, then working in the rest with your hands.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight in a greased bowl.
  • Roll the dough out onto a floured board or marble pastry surface to a thickness of 1/8 inch, then cut it into rectangles 2-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches with a sharp knife.
  • Heat the oil in a deep fryer to 360 degrees F.
  • Fry the beignets about 3 or 4 at a time until they are puffed out and golden brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per batch.
  • Turn them over in the oil with tongs once or twice to get them evenly brown, since they rise to the surface of the oil as soon as they begin to puff out.
  • Drain each batch on paper towels, place on a platter lined with several layers of paper towels, and keep warm in a 200 degree F oven until they're all done.
  • Serve 3 beignets per person, sprinkling heavily with powdered sugar, and serve hot with cafe au lait.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 188.7, Fat 3.7, SaturatedFat 1.3, Cholesterol 18.6, Sodium 115.3, Carbohydrate 33.2, Fiber 1.1, Sugar 4.3, Protein 5.1

BEIGNETS RECIPE BY TASTY



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Here's what you need: lukewarm water, active dry yeast, large eggs, whole milk, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, bread flour, kosher salt, canola oil, powdered sugar

Provided by Alix Traeger

Categories     Desserts

Time 1h45m

Yield 30 beignets

Number Of Ingredients 10

¾ cup lukewarm water
3 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast
2 large eggs
½ cup whole milk
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
¼ cup granulated sugar, plus 2 tablespoons
4 cups bread flour, plus more for dusting
½ teaspoon kosher salt
8 cups canola oil, for frying, plus more for greasing
powdered sugar, for topping

Steps:

  • Pour the water into a medium bowl or large liquid measuring cup and sprinkle the yeast over the top. Let stand for about 5 minutes, until foamy.
  • Add the eggs, milk, melted butter, and sugar, and whisk to combine.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour and salt.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring with a flexible spatula to form a shaggy dough. Turn the dough out onto a clean surface and use your hands to knead until it comes together in a smooth ball, about 2 minutes.
  • Grease a clean large bowl with canola oil. Transfer the dough to the greased bowl and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Let the dough rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Punch the dough down with your fist, then turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Roll the dough into a large rectangle, about ¼ inch (6 mm) thick. With a sharp knife, cut the dough into 2-inch (5 cm) squares, then transfer the squares to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Heat the canola oil in a large pot over medium-high heat until it reaches 350˚F (180˚C).
  • Lower the dough squares, 3-4 at a time, into the hot oil. As soon as the beignets puff up, use tongs or a kitchen spider to gently flip them over. Fry until golden brown on both sides, flipping as needed, 2-3 minutes more. Transfer the beignets to a wire rack to drain.
  • Dust the beignets with powdered sugar and serve warm.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts : Calories 592 calories, Carbohydrate 15 grams, Fat 58 grams, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 2 grams, Sugar 1 gram

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The French might have been the first to deep-fry choux pastry, but it's in New Orleans that beignets became a true mainstay in bakeries and cafes. This version is relatively easy to make at home: The yeast-leavened dough comes together quickly, is very forgiving to work with and fries up light and airy. The yeast must be fresh and active: Once stirred with warm water and sugar, let the mixture stand for 10 minutes. If the yeast is fresh, it will create a foamy, bubbly layer on top. (If this doesn't happen, you'll need to start over with new yeast.) You can cook the beignets in a Dutch oven or deep skillet, no deep-fryer necessary. To obtain the perfect puffs, fry the fritters in batches so they have plenty of room to cook evenly on all sides. Beignets are best eaten hot, buried in a blanket of powdered sugar.

Provided by Kay Chun

Categories     brunch, snack, finger foods, pastries, dessert

Time 3h45m

Yield About 3 dozen

Number Of Ingredients 10

1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1/4 cup/50 grams granulated sugar
3/4 cup/180 milliliters warm water
1/2 cup/120 milliliters whole milk
1 large egg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3 1/2 cups/450 grams all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
Vegetable oil, for greasing the bowl and deep-frying
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting

Steps:

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook attachment, combine yeast, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar and warm water; use a fork to mix well. Let stand until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add milk, egg, butter, salt and remaining 3 tablespoons granulated sugar and beat with fork to blend. With machine on low speed, gradually add flour. Increase speed to medium and beat just until a smooth dough forms, about 5 minutes.
  • Lightly grease a large bowl with vegetable oil. Transfer dough to the prepared bowl and turn to coat dough in oil. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature until doubled in size and very puffy, about 3 hours.
  • In a Dutch oven or cast-iron skillet, heat 2 inches of oil over medium to 350 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, turn out dough and cut in half. Working with one piece at a time and using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll dough into a 10-by-8-inch rectangle (about 1/4-inch thick). Cut into 2-inch squares and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, transferring to a second parchment-lined sheet.
  • In batches, fry dough until puffed and golden underneath, about 2 minutes. Flip the beignets and fry until golden on second side, 1 minute more. Transfer beignets to a paper towel-lined baking sheet and let stand for 1 minute. Generously dust with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts : @context http, Calories 64, UnsaturatedFat 1 gram, Carbohydrate 11 grams, Fat 1 gram, Fiber 0 grams, Protein 2 grams, SaturatedFat 1 gram, Sodium 30 milligrams, Sugar 2 grams, TransFat 0 grams

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Enjoy these crispy, golden New Orleans-style beignets. Made with evaporated milk, they are best served warm with a generous dusting of icing sugar

Provided by Katy Gilhooly

Categories     Dessert

Time 40m

Yield Makes 20

Number Of Ingredients 8

4g fast-action dried yeast
250g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
25g caster sugar
125g evaporated milk
1 medium egg
25g unsalted butter, melted
1.5l rapeseed or vegetable oil, for the bowl and deep-frying
icing sugar, for dusting

Steps:

  • Mix together the yeast, flour, sugar and 1 tsp sea salt in the bowl of a stand mixer. Whisk together the evaporated milk and egg and tip into the bowl with the melted butter and 60ml just-boiled water. Knead on a medium speed for 2 mins in the stand mixer, or for 5 mins on a lightly floured work surface, until smooth. Shape the dough into a ball and put in a large, lightly oiled bowl. Cover with a damp tea towel and chill for 8-24 hrs.
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured work surface into a roughly 20 x 25cm rectangle about 1cm thick. Cut into 20 x 5cm squares.
  • Pour the oil into a deep stock pot or saucepan, so it is no deeper than one-third full. Or, use a deep-fat fryer. Heat the oil to 175C. Line a baking tray with kitchen paper. Fry the beignets in batches for 3 mins, turning occasionally with tongs, until puffed up and golden brown. Lift the beignets onto the paper to drain, then move to a wire rack, dust generously with icing sugar and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 120 calories, Fat 7 grams fat, SaturatedFat 2 grams saturated fat, Carbohydrate 11 grams carbohydrates, Sugar 2 grams sugar, Fiber 0.4 grams fiber, Protein 2 grams protein, Sodium 0.3 milligram of sodium

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In New Orleans, where I live, beignets are served with a snowstorm of powdered sugar. The puffy fried dough squares are sold at loads of places here, including the rightfully famous Café du Monde. (Insider tip: Café du Monde's location in City Park is even more magical than the well-traveled one in the French Quarter.) Anytime you order beignets to go, the paper bag is likewise loaded with powdered sugar. Capture that spirit by tossing these New Orleans-style beignets with powdered sugar in a large paper grocery bag. Or use a baking sheet coated with sugar. Whatever approach you choose, be sure to eat them while they're piping hot. That's half the point. The other half is finding yourself covered in white powder after a few bites.

Provided by Food Network Kitchen

Categories     dessert

Time 3h10m

Yield 42 beignets

Number Of Ingredients 9

1 cup whole milk, warmed but not hot
One 1/4-ounce package active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
1/3 cup granulated sugar
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 large egg, beaten
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
Canola oil, for frying (about 8 cups)
3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Steps:

  • Put the milk, yeast and 1 teaspoon of the granulated sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook and mix on low to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the butter, salt, egg and remaining granulated sugar to the bowl and mix on low speed to combine. Add the flour in 1/2-cup increments, mixing on low speed just until the dough becomes sticky and pliable, about 2 minutes. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and put somewhere warm to rise, such as inside an unlit oven, until the dough is roughly doubled in size, about 2 hours. (You can also refrigerate the covered dough overnight.)
  • Lightly flour a large work surface. Punch down the dough with your fist to remove air, then place the dough on the work surface. Roll the dough into a 12-by-14-inch rectangle that is about 1/4 inch thick. Make 6 cuts 2 inches apart along the 12-inch side and 7 cuts 2 inches apart along the 14-inch side using a sharp knife or pizza cutter for a total of forty-two 2-inch squares. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and let rest for at least 30 minutes. (If you refrigerated the dough, let the dough rest at least 1 hour.)
  • Heat the oil to 350 degrees F in a large Dutch oven or electric fryer. Put the confectioners' sugar in a large paper grocery bag or on a large baking sheet. Fry 6 to 8 beignets at a time, flipping them every 30 seconds or so, until both sides are golden brown, 2 1/2 to 3 minutes per batch. If using the paper bag, transfer the beignets to the bag and shake to coat well with the sugar. If using a baking sheet, transfer the beignets to the sheet and, using tongs, toss to coat well with the sugar. Repeat with the remaining dough. Serve immediately.

BEIGNETS



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Provided by Food Network

Categories     dessert

Number Of Ingredients 12

1 package dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 egg beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 to 4 cups peanuts oil for deep frying
Confectioners sugar, for garnish
Cinnamon sugar, for garnish

Steps:

  • In a bowl of a kitchen aid mixer dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk and next 5 ingredients. Then beat in flour, 1 cup at a time, on medium-high speed for 1 minute. Dough will be sticky. Work 1/4 of the dough at a time. Place on a well-floured board and roll dough to about 1/8 inch thick. Cut dough into 2 inch squares (irregular shapes are OK). Preheat oil to 370 degrees. Fry squares in oil, just a few at a time. When they rise to the surface, flip and cook until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dust with powdered sugar, or cinnamon sugar. Serve warm.

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A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you're set!

Provided by ginampls

Categories     Bread     Yeast Bread Recipes

Time 3h

Yield 10

Number Of Ingredients 10

2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
1 ½ cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
½ cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup evaporated milk
7 cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup shortening
1 quart vegetable oil for frying
¼ cup confectioners' sugar

Steps:

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar, salt, eggs, evaporated milk, and blend well. Mix in 4 cups of the flour and beat until smooth. Add the shortening, and then the remaining 3 cups of flour. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours.
  • Roll out dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. Fry in 360 degree F (180 degrees C) hot oil. If beignets do not pop up, oil is not hot enough. Drain onto paper towels.
  • Shake confectioners' sugar on hot beignets. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 542.7 calories, Carbohydrate 82.7 g, Cholesterol 44.5 mg, Fat 17.7 g, Fiber 2.6 g, Protein 12.4 g, SaturatedFat 4 g, Sodium 276.6 mg, Sugar 15.8 g

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2020-02-11  · Beignet Recipe. Most beignet recipes calls for a yeast dough, such as the authentic New Orleans beignets. The texture is dense just like doughnuts. This recipe is made from …
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4.4/5 (73)
Total Time 17 mins
Category Dessert Recipes
Calories 89 per serving
  • Place water, butter, sugar, and salt in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Stir until butter is melted and everything comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Add flour into the mixture, stir to combine well with the butter mixture. Continue to stir and cook until the dough pulls away from the sides and starts to form into a ball, about 1 minute. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat the dough with the eggs, start with one egg until the egg is completely incorporated into the dough. Add the rest of the eggs, one at a time. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for one hour. After chilling, shape the dough into small balls using a teaspoon or 1/2 tablespoon. Arrange the dough balls on a plate lined with parchment paper.
  • Heat 2-3 inches of oil in a frying pan on medium-low heat. When the oil is fully heated, drop the dough balls and fry them in batches. Keep turning the dough balls around so they are evenly browned and puff up considerably. The beignets are ready when they start to form a seam (the beignet will start to burst creating a seam when it is ready). Transfer out with a strainer and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle the powdered sugar generously and serve warm.
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BEIGNETS RECIPE - PILLSBURY.COM
2021-02-26  · Steps. In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F. Line a plate with paper towels; set aside. On lightly floured work surface, roll dough into ball and pat into 8x6-inch rectangle about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 9 equal pieces using pizza cutter or knife.
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5/5 (3)
Category Dessert
Cuisine French
Total Time 20 mins
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72 BEIGNETS RECIPE IDEAS | BEIGNETS, BEIGNET RECIPE, RECIPES
Mar 17, 2017 - Explore Ali Latewish's board "beignets recipe", followed by 1,668 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about beignets, beignet recipe, recipes.
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BEIGNETS WITH CUSTARD AND BERRIES RECIPE - GREAT BRITISH CHEFS
Place the beignet ingredients (excluding the icing sugar and vegetable oil) in a food processor and blend together into a smooth batter. Pour out into a bowl, cover and place in the fridge for 1 hour. Meanwhile, make the custard. Bring the milk and cream gently to the boil in a saucepan.
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AIR FRYER BEIGNETS - RECIPES | PAMPERED CHEF CANADA SITE
Divide the beignets evenly onto both trays. Place the trays on the bottom two racks. Cook on BAKE for 12 minutes, until golden brown, rotating the trays halfway through. Brush the top of each beignet with melted butter and dip the buttered side into the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Serve the beignets warm and drizzle chocolate sauce, if you’d like.
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BEIGNETS RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BEIGNETS - YOUTUBE
Beignets are sweet, hot, deep-fried doughnuts that originated in ancient Rome and have become synonymous with french, cajun, and creole cuisine. Today they’r...
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BEIGNETS RECIPE - YOUTUBE
My soft, pillowy, vanilla-scented Beignets are French donuts fried until golden brown then dusted with powdered sugar. These are the best New Orleans style b...
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Top Asked Questions

What is the best way to make beignets?
Vegetable oil – use a vegetable oil for deep frying the beignets, I like to use canola oil. 1. Add the warm water, yeast, and a little sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer and let it activate. 2. Next, add the milk, vanilla, and egg and mix together. 3. Add half of the flour and mix together until smooth. 4.
What is beignet dough made from?
Most beignet recipes calls for a yeast dough, such as the authentic New Orleans beignets. The texture is dense just like doughnuts. This recipe is made from choux pastry dough. It produces eggy, light and crazy delicious beignets that are golden-brown in color and dusted generously with powdered sugar.
How to make New Orleans-style beignets without leaving home?
Now you can have New Orleans-Style Beignets without leaving home! In a medium-size bowl, add the warm water, sugar, and yeast and whisk well to combine. Sit aside for about 10 minutes, or until the mixture has bubbled up and become foamy. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the eggs until smooth.
Where did beignets come from?
Cafe Du Monde was first making beignets in 1862 using a classic recipe that was brought to New Orleans by the French in the 18th century. Evaporated milk wasn’t invented until 1891, so it’s impossible that evaporated milk was used in the original formula.

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