Basic Beignet

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"This is no-yeast beignet recipe from SkinnyMinnie on food dot com. It is easy and quick and satisfied our cravings for beignets after a recent trip to New Orleans."
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25 m 24 servings yields 2 dozen
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



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  1. Combine the water, milk and egg in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar and mix until the batter is smooth.
  3. Pour the oil into a large, deep pot or a deep fryer and heat to 360ºF.
  4. Drop the batter by spoonfuls into the hot oil and fry, turning two or three times, until they are golden brown and puffy.
  5. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.
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