Buttermilk Beignets

Buttermilk Beignets
Photo by Ellen Silverman


  • 4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk
  • Confectioners' sugar for serving, as much as you think you'll need-then double that!
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 3 ½ cups bread flour
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • Peanut oil for frying

Heat the milk in a small saucepan over medium-high heat until small bubbles form at the surface. Remove from the heat, add the buttermilk, and then pour into a stand mixer bowl. Whisk in the yeast and the sugar and set aside for 5 minutes. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt, and mix on low spee...

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Variations on Buttermilk Beignets

  • Buttermilk Beignets
    • 4 tsp. active dry yeast
    • 3-1/2 cups bread flour plus extra for flouring work surface
    • Peanut oil for frying
    • 2-1/2 Tbs. sugar
    • 1/2 tsp.baking soda
    • +3 other ingredients

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