Beignets - New Orleans Doughnuts
ready in: over 2 hrs
recipe id: 14818
cook method: deep fryer
1 package dry yeast
1/2 cup sugar
7 cups flour
1 1/2 cup warm water
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup undiluted evaporated milk
1/4 cup soft shortening
oil, for frying
In a large bowl, sprinkle yeast over water, stir to dissolve. Add sugar, salt, eggs, and milk. Blend with rotary beater. Add 4 cups of the flour. Cover and chill overnight. Roll out on floured board to 1/8" thickness. Cut into 2 1/2" squares.
Deep fry at 360 degrees F 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle heavily with confectioner's sugar.
Dough keeps well in refrigerator for several days. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and punch down occasionally.
Recipe Source: Port Orleans Food Court in Walt Disney
nutritionNutritional data has not been calculated yet.
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