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Beignets with Butterscotch Sauce

 

51

Yield

6

servings

Prep

50

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

59 ml water
warm, (105-115'F.)
1 package yeast, active dry
4 large eggs
at room temperature
118 ml butter
or margarine, softened
79 ml sugar
10 ml orange zest
grated
15 ml rum
2.5 ml vanilla extract
2.5 ml salt
946 ml all-purpose flour
1 x vegetable oil
*
1 x powdered sugar
*
Butterscotch sauce
177 ml brown sugar, light
*
59 ml light corn syrup
15 ml butter
or margarine
59 ml light cream (half&half)
2.5 ml vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Measure warm water into large warm bowl.

  2. Sprinkle in yeast; stir until softened.

  3. Add eggs, butter, sugar, orange rind, rum, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth.

  4. Gradually mix in 3½ cups flour until smooth.

  5. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead in remaining ½ cup flour until smooth.

  6. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or overnight.

  7. Punch down dough; turn out onto lightly floured surface and divide in half.

  8. Roll out each half to ⅜ inch thickness; cut into 1 ¾ inch rounds.

  9. Cover; let stand 20 minutes.

  10. In large skillet, heat oil (1 inch deep) to 375℉ (190℃)F.

  11. Fry beignets 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides.

  12. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

  13. Serve warm with Butterscotch Sauce.

*** BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE *** 1. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup and butter in saucepan.

  1. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in half-and-half and vanilla.

  3. Serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 190g (6.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 61333% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 190mg 63%
Sodium 381mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 29%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 5% Iron 26%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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