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Beignets with Gourmet Dunking Sauces - Indulge before Mardi Gras!

By Denise Jones, member

March 6th, 2011

Home from New Orleans for exactly one week, before succumbing to homemade beignets. Thank you, Cafe Du Monde, you have ruined us! And, of course, we also brewed up some of your Coffee & Chicory Cafe Au Lait to go with our beignets, nicknamed "Crown City Beignets." However, we didn't stop with the liberal dusting of powdered sugar. John, my virile saucier, jazzed up our beignets with a few decadent dunking sauces. See photos and recipes at There's a Newf in My Soup!

Recipe Used: My own design - Beignets, slightly adapted from John Besh, My New Orleans

posted in: Gallery, dessert, bread, breakfast, dough, pastry, brunch, yeast, New Orleans, Mardi Gras, doughnuts, Beignets, Southern, Fat Tuesday
Comments (4)

lvngwell writes: Uh MoonRidr it says "See photos AND RECIPES at There's a Newf in My Soup!

Pay attention honey! Posted: 1:47 pm on May 17th

MoonRidr writes: oh, come on -- cough up the bloody recipe!!! Posted: 12:07 pm on November 13th

Carmelulu writes: For the last 8 years, there's been a Newf in my soup, my cookies, they say, "the hair of the newf is always in something". Can't help but love them, no matter what. Enjoy yours, as do I do my Lulu. Can't wait to try this recipe...just love them and miss them from Cafe Du Monde. Posted: 11:05 pm on September 22nd

peskyone writes: Sorry I missed them, look yummy. Posted: 3:02 pm on April 12th

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