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Meal Type: Side Dish
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     Serving Size: 36 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 36

Amount Per Serving
Calories 69
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg
Sodium 73mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  2%Iron  1%
Potassium  1%Vitamin E  1%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.


Date Added: March 08, 2019


3/4 Cup Water hot
1 Package Yeast more or less
3 1/4 Cups Flour plus extra flour for dredging
2 Tablespoons Shortening softened - part butter for flavor
1/2 Cup Evaporated Milk skim
1 Teaspoon Salt pepper to taste,
2 Teaspoons Sugar (or less, to taste)
1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg or allspice
1 Egg yolk raw
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1. Mix all ingredients except oil and powdered sugar.

2. Knead and let rise until doubled. Punch down.

3. Roll into rectangle. Cut dough into into 2 inch wide strips at a diagonal.

4. Cut again diagonally to form diamonds. Place on ungreased baking sheets, 2 in apart.

5. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Gather up scraps and let rest 15 minutes.

6. Roll and cut as before. Let rise until doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes.

7. In a large saucepan, heat 3 inches of oil to 365 or until a 1 in cube of bread browns in 60 seconds.

8. Carefully slide beignets into hot oil 3-4 at a time.

9. Do not crowd. Fry until puffy and golden brown on both sides, turning once with tongs.

10. Should be about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

11. Sift powdered sugar over hot beignets and serve hot.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 73.06mg per serving, low-fat with 1.44g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0.47g per serving and low-cholesterol with 8.83mg per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Milk, Yeast, Gluten, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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