Tiana's Beignets

— Chef's Note —

"Well, keep 'em coming 'til I pass out!" - Eli "Big Daddy" La Bouff

The original recipe for Tiana's beignets can be found in The Princess and the Frog - Tiana's Cookbook - Recipes for Kids.

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♦︎ The Princess and the Frog ♦︎

How to Make Beignets

— Ingredients —

2 3/4 cups flour
white sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
baking powder
3 teaspoons baking powder
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup water
1 egg
vanilla extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
vegetable oil
vegetable oil
(for frying)
confectioners' sugar

— Instructions —

  1. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  2. In another bowl, whisk buttermilk, water, egg, and vanilla.
  3. Add the dry ingredients, one cup at a time, until just combined.
  4. Place the dough on a floured surface and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness.
  5. Divide the flattened dough into 3-inch by 3-inch squares.
  6. In a frying pan, heat two inches of vegetable oil.
  7. Fry beignets until golden brown (about three minutes) on both sides.
  8. Place each beignet on a plate or wire rack lined with paper towels to cool.
  9. Drizzle honey on each beignet, and dust with confectioners' sugar.

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