Creole Beignets

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A beignet is a deep-fried pastry that has been rolled in sugar. The name "beignet" comes from the French word for "fritter". Beignets are popular in New Orleans, where they are also referred to as donuts.



  1. Mix water, milk, egg; add flour, baking powder, salt and 2 teaspoons of sugar and mix until smooth.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls into 2 inches of hot oil at 375 degrees; drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.