French Market Beignets

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“Friends that were recently in New Orleans gave me this recipe credited to "Cajun Tours". They said these beignets were delicious. I have not made them but if my friends said they are good then they are!I have no idea how many this recipe makes but it is quite a few”
READY IN:
24hrs 3mins
YIELD:
3 dozen or more
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put 1 1/2 cups warm water in a large bowl, sprinkle yeast over the water then stir well to dissolve the yeast When the yeast is dissolved and frothing add sugar, salt& milk.
  2. Beat the two eggs and add to the bowl.
  3. Add crisco.
  4. Stir well and slowly add the 7 cups of flour.
  5. Stir until the flour is well mixed in and the dough is in a big ball, cover with plastic and place in the fridge overnight Next day rollsmall pieces of dough on a floured board.
  6. Roll as thin as you can and cut into 2" squares.Make a double slash through the center of each square. This helps the center cook through.
  7. Fry in 360F oil for about 3 minutes until light brown.
  8. Shake the beignets in a bag in confectioner's sugar C'est Bon.

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