Beignets (Oreilles de Cochon)
These are delicious with cafe au lait.
How to Make Beignets (Oreilles de Cochon)
- Half fill a large, deep saucepan with oil and preheat it to 375 f
- Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, beat the egg well, then beat in the sugar, milk, and vanilla. Pour the egg mixture into the flour and mix slightly until moistened.
- Turn into a floured surface and knead lightly. Roll the dough out to a 1/4 inch thickness. Slice into diamond shapes, about 3 inches long.
Fry in oil, turning once, until they are golden brown and puffed up. Remove, drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
Serve immediately with hot cafe au lait and enjoy.
C'est is Bon. (It's so good!)