Fat Tuesday: Beignets & Cafe au lait

This time of year, when Mardi Gras is in full swing and Fat Tuesday upon us,  I long for all things Creole, Cajun and well, downright bad for me like king cakes and hurricanes.   Beignets are the easiest of the Creole treats to craft – simply yeast-leavened fried dough. This particular beignet recipe can be prepared ahead of time and is of course, super scrumptious. Because let’s face it, you can’t beat doughnuts.

If you’ve visited the city of New Orleans, for Mardi Gras or otherwise, then I dare say you’ve enjoyed beignets and café au lait (coffee with milk).  If you haven’t met the Crescent City in person, I’m here for you...

Christina Bailey
chronicles edible discoveries, recipes, fun with food and plenty of tasty beverages over at Edible Times.


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