And did I mention beignets? Warm, powdered, sugar topped pastries of deep fried goodness, New Orleans’ Cafe Du Monde has been filling happy bellies with them since 1862.
Here’s a delicious fruit dessert recipe for Apple Beignets With Butter-Rum Caramel Sauce from the folks at Ezra Pound Cake.
Based on a recipe by Lillian Chou that appeared in Gourmet, and inspired by the flavors of New Orleans, this beignet recipe is a sweet love letter to The Crescent City.
Ingredients For the Butter Rum Sauce:
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup dark rum
1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
1/4 cup heavy cream
Ingredients for the Beignets:
About 8 cups vegetable oil, divided
2 Golden Delicious apples
1 3/4 cups self-rising cake flour, divided
1 large egg
3/4 cup sparkling apple cider
confectioner’s sugar for dusting
How to Make Apple Beignets With Butter-Rum Caramel Sauce.
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