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    Beignets (New Orleans Doughnuts)

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    List of Ingredients

    Beignets (New Orleans Doughnuts)
    1 pk Dry yeast
    1/2 c Sugar
    2 x Eggs
    7 c Flour
    1 1/2 c Warm water
    1 t Salt
    1 c Undiluted evaporated milk
    1/4 c Soft shortening
    1 x Oil for frying
    1 x Confectioner's sugar


    Beignets (New Orleans Doughnuts)

    chill overnight. Roll out on floured board to 1/8"
    thickness. Cut into 2 1/2" squares. Deep fry at 360
    degrees 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned on both
    sides. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle heavily with
    confectioner's sugar. Makes about 5 dozen. Dough keeps
    well in refrigerator for several days. Cover bowl with
    plastic wrap and punch down occasionally.




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