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Homemade Doughnuts/Beignet Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristin Anthony
Added: Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Container of Grandís home style biscuits (not the flaky biscuits)
Vegetable oil

Icing:
1 cup of powdered sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Enough milk or water to liquefy powdered sugar vanilla mixture to desired thickness

Directions:
Directions:
Lay the raw biscuit dough on a cutting board and use something circular to cut a hole in the center (small childís cup or baby bottle lid). Heat oil to medium high. Brown donuts and donuts holes on both sides for several minutes. While warm either dust with powdered sugar or roll in icing and decorate with sprinkles, nuts, toasted coconut, or any other favorite toppings. If you prefer a New Orleans-style beignet, cut biscuit dough in rectangles, fry, and add a generous portion of powdered sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a favorite at our house on those early Saturday mornings!

 

 

 

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