French Market Beignets

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 24hrs 3mins




  • Put 1 1/2 cups warm water in a large bowl, sprinkle yeast over the water then stir well to dissolve the yeast When the yeast is dissolved and frothing add sugar, salt& milk.
  • Beat the two eggs and add to the bowl.
  • Add crisco.
  • Stir well and slowly add the 7 cups of flour.
  • Stir until the flour is well mixed in and the dough is in a big ball, cover with plastic and place in the fridge overnight Next day rollsmall pieces of dough on a floured board.
  • Roll as thin as you can and cut into 2" squares.Make a double slash through the center of each square. This helps the center cook through.
  • Fry in 360F oil for about 3 minutes until light brown.
  • Shake the beignets in a bag in confectioner's sugar C'est Bon.