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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 40
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 111.9
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.9 mg
  • Sodium: 69.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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A french doughnut popular in New Orleans. Recipe from A french doughnut popular in New Orleans. Recipe from
Number of Servings: 40


    * 1 envelope active dry yeast
    * 1 1/2 cups warm water (approx. 105)
    * 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    * 1 teaspoon salt
    * 2 eggs, beaten
    * 1 cup evaporated milk
    * 7 cups all-purpose flour
    * 1/4 cup shortening, softened
    * oil for deep frying
    * 1/4 C powdered sugar


1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar, salt, eggs, evaporated milk, and blend well. Mix in 4 cups of the flour and beat until smooth. Add the shortening, and then the remaining 3 cups of flour. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours.
2. Roll out dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. Fry in 360 degree F (180 degrees C) hot oil. If beignets do not pop up, oil is not hot enough. Drain onto paper towels.
3. Shake confectioners' sugar on hot beignets. Serve warm.

Number of Servings: 40

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUZIECF.

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