French Market Beignet
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Make your coffee break more pleasurable with a beignet (BEN-yeah), the sugar-dusted biscuits of New Orleans' French Market. This baked version has a delicious
¼ cup(s), divided
Fat free sour cream
1 tbsp(s), melted
1 tsp(s), cider
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- In a medium-size bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and two tablespoons of sugar.
- In a small bowl, stir together applesauce, sour cream, margarine and vinegar. Stir applesauce mixture into flour mixture. Knead briefly, just until dough comes together. It may be sticky. Turn out onto lightly floured board.
- Pat into an 8-inch square, 1/4-inch thick. Cut into 16 squares. On a plate, combine remaining sugar and cinnamon. Lightly dip beignets into cinnamon-sugar on both sides.
- Place on a cookie sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Yields one per serving.