Saturday, April 3, 2010
Beignets (French market Doughnuts)
1 1/4 cup warm milk
1/8 cup shortening
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon yeast
2 eggs, beaten
4 cups flour
1 cup confection sugar for dusting
1. Arrange all ingredients into bread machine in order suggested my the manufacturer. Select dough cycle and remove once the dough has formed a nice ball. Wrap with saran wrap and refrigerate for 1/2 to 1 hour.
2. Working with a small baseball size amount of dough, roll out till about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into diamond shapes and gently slide into heated oil. Let fry for about 2 minutes or until golden brown, flip doughnut and let other side brown. Once done, remove from oil and let slightly cool. Place doughnut in a bad with the confection sugar and shake to coat evenly. Eat hot and enjoy or let cool and enjoy just as much!!!