Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 4 Min
Servings 2 1/2
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsps. sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT 2 to 3 inches oil to 365ºF in deep fryer or deep saucepan.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE water, butter and salt in medium saucepan; bring to a boil.

  • Step 3

    ADD flour and sugar. Reduce heat to medium and stir until dough is smooth and comes away from side of pan; remove from heat. Stir 2 minutes to cool slightly.

  • Step 4

    ADD eggs one at a time. Beat after each addition until well blended. Beat in vanilla.

  • Step 5

    DROP by teaspoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry several minutes or until deeply golden brown, turning as needed for even browning. Remove with slotted metal spoon. Drain on paper towels. Roll in powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Serving size
(1 beignet)

  • Calories 90
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 6g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet