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Grande Pate (Fried Dough) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nelwin Weber
Added: Friday, August 24, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1/4 tsp salt
1 heaping tsp baking powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups oil ( for frying)

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in warm water set aside. Sift together salt, baking powder and flour. In a bowl, mix together flour mixture and yeast. If mixture is too dry, add a little more warm water until dough comes together. Cover dough and let rise for about 30 minutes. On floured surface, knead dough until able to roll out. Cut into (2x4-inch) pieces. Heat oil until hot. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Serve with powdered sugar or cane syrup. Serves 2

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mother In-Law (Stella) says she never called her fried dough beignets. It was called GRANDE PATE' ...

 

 

 

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