Courtesy of PureWow
Grace Gavilanes
Feb 15, 2015 @ 12:33 pm

Below is an excerpt from "Beignets," which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at

New Orleans, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: 1) Beignets 2) Jazz Fest 3) Beignets 4) Jackson Square 5) Did we mention beignets? We've clearly got a thing for those delightful squares of fried dough coated in powdered sugar. And since Mardi Gras is this Tuesday, February 17, we couldn't think of a better time to share our recipe. Fry up a batch for breakfast, put on a pot of coffee (or make café au lait if you want to go really traditional) and indulge.

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