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Easy Drop Beignets

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quick recipe for beignets which does not require yeast or rolling and cutting. These are delicious served with chocolate sauce and powdered sugar, cinnamon-sugar, honey, or any other topping that you might use for donuts or waffles."
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30 m servings 365
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine flour, water, milk, egg, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix until smooth.
  2. Pour oil into a deep skillet or pot and heat over medium-high heat. Drop spoonfuls of batter into the hot oil. Fry, turning once, until they rise to the surface and turn golden brown and puffy, 3 to 5 minutes per batch. Drain on paper towels.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 365 calories; 13.2 52.3 8.8 34 906 Full nutrition

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This is by far that best and easiest beignet recipe I've ever made. This will be my go to recipe from now on!