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The Dish: Banana Beignets
The Chef: Chef Jouvens Jean


2 large eggs
2 ounces medium diced banana
1 cup self-rising flour
½ cup whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1-quart coconut oil (for frying)
1 teaspoon powdered sugar for dusting

Method of Preparation:

  • Heat oil in deep fryer or a heavy bottom saucepan to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Add flour, vanilla extract, milk, sugar and salt to eggs. Whisk until smooth. Lightly fold in the banana.
  • Using a 1-ounce scoop, place 1 scoop of the batter into the hot oil.
  • Cook until caramel brown on both sides. Then remove the beignets from the oil and sprinkle powdered sugar over them while still warm.


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