Biscuit Beignets

Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Tip your hat to the Crescent City, and honor Mardi Gras month by preparing these New Orleans-style treats.

Yield:

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (12-oz.) can refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
Vegetable oil
Garnish: powdered sugar

Preparation

Separate biscuits into individual rounds, and cut into quarters. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven, heat over medium heat to 350°. Fry biscuit quarters, in batches, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels, and dust generously with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pillsbury Golden Layers Buttermilk Biscuits.

Note:

February 2009