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Deep Fried Biegnets

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  Dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large mixing bowl, stirring well; let stand 5 minutes.
Scald milk; stir in sugar, shortening, and salt.
Cool mixture to lukewarm (105° to 115°).
Add milk mixture, egg, and 2 cups flour to yeast mixture; mix well.
Stir in enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead about 8 to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, about 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
Roll dough into a 12- x 10-inch rectangle; cut into 2-inch squares.
Place on a floured surface; cover and let rise in a warm place, 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Heat 3 to 4 inches of oil to 375°; drop in 3 to 4 beignets at a time.
Cook 1 minute on each side or until golden.
Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1115 Calories from Fat 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.5%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 114.2 mg38.1%

Sodium 1047.5 mg43.6%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.6%

Sugars 30.1 g

Protein 28 g56.2%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 58.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Deep Fried Biegnets Recipe