Beignets

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recipe by Kenwood https://kenwoodworld.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    8hrs 35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    409
based on 9 ratings

A delicious doughnut style pastry traditionally deep fried, these are baked in the oven for a healthier finish.

recipe updated Sep 15, 2021

Ingredients

  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (about 50 g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    30 g (about 2 ⅛ tablespoons)
  • Water icon
    Water
    170 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    75 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast
    1 teaspoon (about 4 g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 teaspoon (about 6 g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 teaspoons (about 10 ml)
  • Evaporated milk icon
    Evaporated milk
    115 g (about ½ cup)
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    525 g (about 4 ¼ cups)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    20 g (about 1 ⅜ tablespoons)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    30 g (about 2 ⅛ tablespoons)
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    100 g (about ¾ cup)

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit midi blade to kCook bowl
  2. Add water, caster sugar and dried yeast to the kCook bowl
  3. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  4. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  5. Heat with filler cap removed - 2 min, 30°C, speed 5
  6. Then add egg, salt, vanilla extract and evaporated milk to the kCook bowl
  7. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 10
  8. Then add salted butter to the kCook bowl
  9. Mix with filler cap fitted - 1 min, speed 6
  10. Then add bread flour to the kCook bowl
  11. Mix with filler cap removed - 1 min, speed 7
  12. Grease a clean medium bowl
  13. Transfer content of kCook bowl to medium bowl
  14. Cover with plastic wrap
  15. Let rise overnight in fridge until doubled
  16. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  17. Knead on lightly-floured surface
  18. Roll out until 1/4" thick
  19. Cut into squares
  20. Prepare 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  21. Let rise - 45 min
  22. Brush with milk
  23. Bake until light golden - 15 min, 180°C
  24. Brush with unsalted butter
  25. Dust with icing sugar generously
  26. Serve
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