French Beignets

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10Ingredients
50Minutes
600Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 package yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 eggs (beaten)
  • 3 3/4 cups flour (sifted)
  • powdered sugar
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    Directions

    1. Pour boiling water over shortening, sugar and salt. Add milk. Let stand until warm. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add to milk mixture with the beaten egg. Stir in 2 cups flour. Beat. Add enough flour to make a soft dough. Cover with waxed paper and a cloth; chill until ready to use.
    2. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Do not let dough rise before frying. Cut into squares and fry a few at a time in deep hot fat at 360 degrees. Brown; turn and brown on other side. Drain; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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    NutritionView More

    600Calories
    Sodium15% DV350mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein31% DV16g
    Carbs36% DV108g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories600Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium350mg15%
    Potassium250mg7%
    Protein16g31%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate108g36%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars15g30%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium10%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.