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Beignets Creole Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Evaporated milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1/2 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sifted flour 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs) (Approximately)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan pour boiling water over shortening, sugar and salt.
2. Add milk and let it stand such that warm.
3. In warm water dissolve yeast, add to milk mixture with the beaten egg and beat in 2 cups flour.
4. In a greased bowl add enough flour to make a soft dough and place.
5. Grease the top of dough, cover with waxed paper and a cloth and chill such that ready to use.
6. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness and not let it rise before frying.
7. Make squares out of the dough and fry, a few at a time, in deep hot fat at 360 degrees F browning on one side, turning and browning on other.
8. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

SERVING
9. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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