Orange-Scented Beignets

45 mins (prep 30)
13 ingredients
makes about 24 beignets
Each of these incredibly tender golden puffs is like a warm little gift—break one open and be rewarded with the aroma of oranges and rose water. They're typically a yeast-leavened street food; Zadi's use of a choux paste "is a special touch, more for home cooking," he says. "And almond sugar belongs in the Algerian pastry lexicon."

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Serving Size (16.57 g)
Servings 24
Amount per Serving
Calories 57.67 Calories from Fat 34.92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.88g 143.4%
Saturated Fat 2.44g 292.24%
Trans Fat 0.15g %
Cholesterol 10.16mg 81.27%
Sodium 25.06mg 25.06%
Total Carbohydrate 5.23g 41.85%
Dietary Fiber 0.16 g 14.88%
Sugars 1.25 g %
Protein 0.58g 27.8%
Vitamin A 118.26IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 2.36mg% Iron 0.25mg%
*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:
fresh orange juice, grated lemon zest, fresh lemon juice, rose water, plus, large eggs, vegetable oil for frying, almond flour, a