The city’s legendary doughnuts are light, airy, and delicate. If only we could make them at home . . .
SERVESMakes about 2 dozen beignets
SEASON 6Dessert on Bourbon Street
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
To replicate the airy, crisp texture and tangy yeast flavor of these classic New Orleans doughnuts, we began by using plenty of yeast and prodding it with warm water and sugar to start developing flavor right off the bat. A super-hydrated d...