Cooking Class: New Orleans Beignets
Fry up these golden beignets just like they do in New Orleans. We show you how in just four easy steps.
Make Your Own New Orleans Beignets
If you've never been to New Orleans, you can still get a taste of its cuisine with our recipe for New Orleans Beignets from scratch, the official state doughnut of Louisiana.
Step 1: Make the Yeast Mixture
Step 2: Form the Beignet Dough
Step 3: Roll and Cut the Dough
Step 4: Fry Until Golden Brown
Test Kitchen Secret: Keep the freshly fried beignets warm in a 200° oven up to 30 minutes. To make ahead, store the dough in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to one week.