New Orleans Style Beignet Recipe
20 mins (prep 15, cooking 5)
10 ingredients
2 servings
Beignets (pronounced "ben-YAYS") are a traditional New Orleans deep-fried yeast pastry. In the heart of the French Quarter at the Café du Monde, every good day starts and often ends with a plate of these airy golden treats and a cup of chicory-infused café au lait. Rising times are not included in the prep and cooking times.

Categories:  cajun , <-30-mins , north-american , american , breakfast , quick , healthy , southern-u.s. , creole , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (359.09 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 1057.68 Calories from Fat 155.79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.31g 53.25%
Saturated Fat 4.08g 40.83%
Trans Fat 1.95g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 592.73mg 49.39%
Total Carbohydrate 198.56g 132.37%
Dietary Fiber 7.25 g 58.01%
Sugars 30.11 g %
Protein 24.62g 98.48%
Vitamin A 4.38IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 37.78mg% Iron 10.29mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
beaten egg, evaporated milk