NEW ORLEANS BEIGNET DOUGHNUTS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 pk Active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 c Warm Water (105 deg. f.)
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 ea Eggs
  • 1 c Evaporated milk
  • 7 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Soft shortening
  • 1 x Oil for frying

Directions

  • In large bowl, sprinkle yeast over water; stir to dissolve.
  • Add sugar,salt, eggs and milk. Blend with rotary beater. Add 4 cups of the flour; beat smooth.
  • Add shortening; beat in remaining flour.
  • Cover and chill several hours.
  • Deep fry at 360 degrees 2 to 3 mintues or until lightly browned on each side. (If beignets don't rise to the top immediately when you drop them into the oil, the oil isn't hot enough.)
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle heavily with confectioners' sugar.
  • Serve hot.

Notes

Categories: Breakfast 
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