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New Orleans-style Beignets

Prep:
30 m
Cook:
30 m
Ready in:
1 h 0 m
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 10
Active dry yeast 
2 1/4 tsps
Warm water (110° F/45° C) 
1 1/2 cups
White sugar 
1/2 cup
Salt 
1 tsp
Shortening 
1/4 cup
Vegetable oil for frying 
1 quart
Confectioners' sugar 
1/4 cup
Eggs 
2
Evaporated milk 
  1 cup
All-purpose flour 
7 cups
DIRECTIONS
  1. Dissolve yeast in water in a large bowl. Add sugar, salt, eggs, evaporated milk, and mix. Add 4 cups flour and beat until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Add shortening and 3 cups of flour. Chill for 24 hours, covered.
  3. Roll out 1/8 inch thick dough and cut it into 2 1/2 inch squares. Fry in 360° F (180° C) oil.  
  4. Use paper towels to drain. 
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