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Café Du Monde Beignets

        Lifestyle | Southern

Miss Louisiana, Katherine Putnam, submitted this recipe for Café Du Monde Beignets.

Miss Louisiana, Katherine Putnam, submitted this recipe for Café Du Monde Beignets.

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Ingredients

Box of Café Du Monde Beignet Mix
Temperature Controlled Frying Pan (Frying Skillet works best)
Fry basket (to retrieve the finished Beignets)
Spoon
Mixing bowl
Measuring cup
Rolling Pin (to roll finished dough into a flat sheet)
Pizza Cutter (to cut dough into squares for frying)
Vegetable Oil Louanna Cottonseed Oil is recommended
Powdered Sugar
Flour
Water

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, combine two cups of Cafe Du Monde beignet mix with 7 ounces of water.
  2. Mix the ingredients with a spoon until the beignet mix is all mixed with the water.
  3. The dough should be relatively soft, like drop biscuit dough.
  4. Scoop the mix from the bowl onto a well-floured surface.
  5. Roll the beignet dough flat and cut into 2-inch squares using a pizza cutter.
  6. Heat cooking oil to 370° Fahrenheit.
  7. Add the beignet dough to the oil.
  8. Covered liberally with powdered sugar.

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