Grew up eating these all the time. Nothing in the world like them. One order of them was 3, and then were always served in those little lunch paper bags with a ton of powdered sugar back then. And we'd close the bags and shake them up to get as much powdered sugar on the donuts as we could. Then when we finished the donuts we would eat the powdered sugar which had alot of clumps in them from the moisture of the heat from the donuts. And didn't put an ounce of weight on me. Those days are long gone. hehehehe It cost a quarter for the three donuts and a carton of chocolate milk. We were too little for the coffee.
Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Oh how I love beignets. I have eaten many, but this was the first I have ever made. I can see lots of these in my future! This recipe was relatively easy to make and it is really good.