New Orleans Style Beignets

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

32

Total Time

2hrs 40mins

Calories

69

A New Orleans classic. Best served warm in a cloud of sugar, alongside a strong coffee. Sunday breakfasting at its finest.

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    Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water120 gwarm
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar50 g
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast8 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 g
  • Evaporated milk icon
    Evaporated milk125 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour455 g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter25 g
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oilas needed
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugaras needed
    Method

  • 1. Add water, granulated sugar and active dried yeast to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 2. Whisk together
  • 3. Let rest - 10 min
  • 4. Add egg, salt and evaporated milk to the dough
  • 5. Mix until combined
  • 6. Add all purpose flour and unsalted butter to the dough
  • 7. Mix until combined
  • 8. Add all purpose flour to the dough
  • 9. Mix until dough forms - approx 10 min
  • 10. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl
  • 11. Cover with plastic wrap
  • 12. Let rise - 2 hr
  • 13. Heat sunflower oil
  • 14. Roll out dough until 1/4" thick
  • 15. Cut into squares
  • 16. Fry until golden brown
  • 17. Drain stand mixer bowl with paper towels
  • 18. Dust with powdered sugar

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