{5-Star Makeover} Apple Beignets

written by Jessica Chiasson Wood on September 27, 2012 in 5 Star Makeover and Breakfast and French with 14 comments

When the announcement of the September Makeover came out I had no idea what to do with apples, but then I got to thinking…I knew I wanted to put a Cajunlicious spin on it and then it came to me….put apple bits in beignets and wow they are delicious!

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{5-Star Makeover} Apple Beignets
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Ingredients
  • 1 box of Café du Monde beignet mix
  • Apples of your choice, peeled and diced (I used green, they are my favorite)
  • Powdered sugar
  • Coconut oil, for frying
  • Brown bag or Sifter/small strainer
Instructions
  1. Follow directions on the back of the box for mixing beignet mix
  2. Add diced apples into the mix
  3. In a large pot heat oil to 370 degrees
  4. Carefully drop in beignets one at a time, but do not over crowd basting continually on each side until puffy and light golden
  5. Drain well on paper towel covered surface
  6. While hot add beignets and powdered sugar to brown paper bags and share or sprinkle generously with powdered sugar
  7. Enjoy!

 

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