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Espresso Hazelnut Beignets

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Enjoy bakery shop beignets from buttermilk biscuits in just minutes!

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Karyn Hentz
Arlington, Virginia

Ingredients

4
cups Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon instant espresso powder
1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 ct)
1/2
cup Jif® Mocha Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil to 370°F. In shallow bowl or plate, mix sugar and espresso powder. Set aside.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit into 4-inch round. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the mocha cappuccino hazelnut spread on each biscuit. Fold dough over filling; press edges to seal.
  • 3 Gently place 3 biscuits in hot oil. Cook 1 1/2 minutes or until deep golden brown. Using tongs, gently turn over. Cook 1 1/2 minutes or until deep golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain. Roll in sugar mixture. Repeat with remaining biscuits, cooking 2 or 3 at a time. Serve warm.
  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil to 370°F. In shallow bowl or plate, mix sugar and espresso powder. Set aside.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit into 4-inch round. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the mocha cappuccino hazelnut spread on each biscuit. Fold dough over filling; press edges to seal.
  • 3 Gently place 3 biscuits in hot oil. Cook 1 1/2 minutes or until deep golden brown. Using tongs, gently turn over. Cook 1 1/2 minutes or until deep golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain. Roll in sugar mixture. Repeat with remaining biscuits, cooking 2 or 3 at a time. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
4g
4%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Crisco is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company Jif and Simply Jif are trademarks of The J.M. Smucker Company Bake-Off is a registered trademark of General Mills ©2013
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