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Beignets

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Eggs 3 Large, beaten
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oranges 4 Large
  Lemons 2 Medium
  Arrowroot 4 Teaspoon
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

To make Orange Sauce, grate the peel from 2 oranges and 1 lemon.
Squeeze the juice from all of the oranges and lemons.
In a small saucepan, blend arrowroot with a portion of the fruit juice.
Add remaining juice and water and bring to a boil; simmer I minute.
Stir in orange and lemon peels, butter and sugar; simmer 2 minutes.
To make Beignets.
put butter in a medium-size saucepan with water and bring to a boil.
Remove pan from heat and add flour; beat to make a smooth paste.
Gradually beat in eggs, vanilla extract and 5 teaspoons sugar.
Heat oil or shortening in a deep-fat fryer to 350F (175C).
Drop teaspoonfuls of the batter into the oil.
cooking only a few Beignets at a time.
Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove with a slotted spoon, drain on paper towels and dust with sugar.
Keep cooked Beignets warm until ready to serve.
Pour Orange Sauce into fondue pot, place over burner at the table and serve with hot Beignets.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 152 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.7%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g7.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.3 mg27.8%

Sodium 27.7 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 17.7 g

Protein 4 g8.3%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C 93.7%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Beignets Recipe