Angel-light Beignets


  • 2/3 cup warm water (115°F)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp. (1 package) active dry yeast
  • 3 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Peanut oil for deep-frying
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting


Beignets (pronounced "ben-YAYS") Are A Traditional New Orleans Deep-fried Yeast Pastry. In The Heart Of The French Quarter At The Café Du Monde, Every Good Day Starts And Often Ends With A Plate Of These Airy Golden Treats And A Cup Of Chic

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