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New Orleans Beignets Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Schuller
Added: Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package active dry yeast
1 1/2 cups warm water
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup evaporated milk (undiluted)
7 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup soft shortening
Oil for frying
Confectioners' powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, sprinkle yeast over water, stir to dissolve. Add sugar, salt, eggs, and milk. Blend with blender. Add 4 cups flour; beat smooth. Add shortening and beat in remaining 3 cups flour. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight. Roll out on floured board to 1/8-inch thick. Cut into 2-1/2 inch squares. Deep fry at 360 degrees for 2 to 3 minutes until lightly browned on both sides. Drain on towel and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve hot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
So heavenly. A bit time consuming but very good!

 

 

 

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