Banana Pecan Beignets

Total Time
20mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
5 mins

If you've never had a beignet, they are simply delicious!! Light airy pillows of fried dough something like a French donut ^_^

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in skillet on medium heat. Add brown sugar and heat, stirring constantly to dissolve, about 1 minute. Add pecans and continue to cook 1 minute. Add bananas and vanilla, cook 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  2. Make a batter by combining beaten eggs, milk, cane syrup, cinnamon, and baking powder. Add the flour, 1/4 cup at the time, beating and incorporating until all is used and the batter is smooth.Add the banana mixture to the batter and fold to mix.
  3. Heat the oil to 360 degrees F. Drop the batter by a heaping tablespoon at a time, into the hot oil. When the beignets pop to the surface, roll them around with a slotted spoon in the oil to brown them evenly.once they are light brown Remove and drain on paper towels. they may burn quickly.
  4. Sprinkle the beignets with powdered sugar. Serve the beignets warm. enjoy ^_^.
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4 5

The texture and flavor was wonderful. The only problem I had was knowing how much cane syrup to use in the recipe. I was afraid it would be too sweet with the banana nut caramel mixture, so only used 1/4 cup. It needed more. Otherwise, absolutely delicious as written. I served with cafe au lait, of course.