Beignets ½ cup butter 1 cup water ¼ tsp salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs Oil for deep frying 3 tbs confectioners’ sugar In a medium saucepan, melt the butter in the water. Add salt and flour, and stir until a sticky batter is formed. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until the batter is smooth. Heat the oil to 375F.
Fry mounded teaspoons of dough, several at a time, for about 6 minutes. They are done when they are light, golden brown on each side. Drain them for a few minutes on a clean kitchen towel and serve warm, dusted with the confectioners’ sugar.