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Brennan's Banana Beignets















Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium


¾ cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup milk
2 teaspoons milk
¼ cup beer
1 each eggs
1 x vegetable oil
for deep frying
4 each bananas
quartered crosswise
1 x powdered sugar
1 x mint leaves
Caramel sauce
1 cup heavy whipping cream
½ cup sugar
1 ½ tablespoons bourbon


Mix flour, sugar and baking powder in bowl.

Add milk, beer and egg and stir until smooth.

Heat oil in deep fryer or heavy deep skillet to 375℉ (190℃).

Working in batches, dip bananas into batter and then carefully add to oil.

Cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes.

Drain on paper towels.

Pour caramel sauce onto plates.

Set bananas atop sauce.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Garnish plates with mint leaves and serve.

CARAMEL SAUCE: Bring cream to boil in heavy medium saucepan over high heat.

Cook sugar in heavy small saucepan over low heat, swirling pan occasionally, until brown.

Gradually stir hot cream into caramel (mixture will bubble vigorously).

Boil until thickened to sauce consistency, 3 to 5 minutes.

Add bourbon.

Serve hot. (Sauce can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm over low heat.)

Makes about 1⅓ cups.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 301g (10.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 58138% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 12% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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