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House Special; Beignets

By Jasminv128

Princess and the Frog based, yummy donut like pastry that melts in your mouth.

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House Special; Beignets. Discover our recipe.

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (136 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 1 (1/4 oz.) envelope of active dry yeast
  • 1 2 cup warm water (105° to 115°)
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
  • 1 cup hot water (about 115°)
  • 1/4 cup of shortening
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 1 2 to 3 cups more flour
  • Frying oil
  • Powdered sugar
  • Honey

Details

Servings 10
Level of difficulty Difficult
Preparation time 50mins
Cooking time 3mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Combine 1 (1/4 oz.) envelope of active dry yeast, 1 2 cup warm water (105° to 115°), and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty stand mixer; let stand 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add 1 cup evaporated milk, 2 large eggs (slightly beaten), 1 tsp. of salt, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar.

Step 3

House Special; Beignets - Step 3

Microwave 1 cup water until hot (about 115°); stir in 1/4 cup of shortening until melted. Add to yeast mixture. Beat at low speed, gradually adding 4 cups flour, until smooth.

Step 4

Gradually add 2 1 2 to 3 cups more flour, beating until a sticky dough forms.

Step 5

Transfer to a lightly greased bowl; turn to grease top. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours.

Step 6

House Special; Beignets - Step 6

Turn dough out onto a floured surface; roll to 1 4-inch thickness. Cut into 2 1 2-inch squares.

Step 7

House Special; Beignets - Step 7

Pour oil to depth of 2 to 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 360°.

Step 8

Fry dough, in batches, 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Dry on a wire rack.

Step 9

Drizzle with honey. Dust immediately with powdered sugar.

Step 10

Let cool slightly, serve at warm temp.

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