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New Orleans Beignets

New Orleans Beignets

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x


New Orleans Beignets — deep-fried, puffy, square powdered sugar-covered donuts. This homemade recipe will trasport you back to Nawlins as soon as you take that first bite! Beignets can be enjoyed as brekfast or dessert.


Units Scale
  • 2 3/4 cup Cafe Du Monde Beignet Mix
  • 1 Large Organic Egg
  • 1 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Almond Extract
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • Powered Sugar


  1. Begin by adding your egg into a large bowl and slightly scramble it. Add your melted butter, evaporated milk, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and almond extract. Mix.
  2. Using a large spoon, slowly add in the Cafe Du Monde Beignet Mix.  Fold the dough to combine.
  3. Place pastry flour over your surface and knead your dough for a few minutes. Flatten your dough until thin with a roller. Cut dough into square blocks.
  4. Pre-heat cooking pan to medium/high heat.
  5. Test your temperature by adding a small piece of dough into the oil and if it rises immediately you are ready to begin cooking.
  6. Cook each piece for 10 seconds each side. Set to the side. Drain. Cover with powdered sugar and enjoy immediately.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Deep Fry
  • Cuisine: Cajun


  • Calories: 268
  • Sugar: .2g
  • Sodium: 66mg
  • Fat: 8.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.8g
  • Protein: 6.4g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg

Keywords: New Orleans Beignets, Southern Beignets, Beignets, Breakfast Beignets