Make this New Orleans classic and you might just catch ALL the men ;) These beignets coated in honey and powdered sugar are an absolutely delicious breakfast treat.
2 3/4 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Baking soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
Vegetable oil for frying
Powdered sugar for dusting
Combine dry ingredients, whisk together.
Combine wet ingredients in large bowl, whisk. Stir in dry ingredients.
Dust work surface with flour.
Roll out dough til 1/2 inch thick.
Cut into 2 1/2 inch squares.
Pour 2 inches of vegetable oil into large saucepan and heat to 325 degrees F. Check heat with cooking thermometer.
Carefully drop 2-3 beignets into the oil at a time a fry for approximately 3 minutes on each side.
Place on paper towel and dust with powdered sugar.
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