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Recipe for Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce. This dish qualifies as a Intermediate level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr to make this recipe. The Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce recipe.

Ingredients for Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 stick butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • About 8 cups canola oil, for frying, plus 1 tablespoon for the batter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup sparkling apple cider, at room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cup plus 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch ground cinnamon, optional
  • 1 pound Golden Delicious apples (2 or 3), peeled, cored and sliced into 1/4-inch thick rings
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

Directions for Apple Cider Beignets with Butter-Bourbon Dipping Sauce

  1. For the dipping sauce: Because the caramel takes a little while to cook, start by placing the sugar in a large, heavy skillet. Heat the sugar over medium heat, stirring with a fork until it begins to melt. Once it is melted, stop stirring. Cook the sauce, giving the skillet a swirl every now and again, so the sugar melts evenly. Cook until it is dark amber in color, and then remove from the heat. Keep an eye on the sugar because it can go from dark amber to burnt in a blink. Put an oven mitt on the hand you will be using to stir in the ingredients and stand back to avoid splattering.
  2. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the butter, 2 tablespoons water, the bourbon, vinegar and salt and cook over low heat, stirring to incorporate all the ingredients and scraping up all the caramel from the bottom of the pan. Add the cream, bring to a boil and allow to cook for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring, and then remove from heat. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. For the beignets: Set the oven rack in the middle of the oven and preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Heat the oil in a medium heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat to 375 degrees F.
  4. In a small bowl, beat the egg with a fork, stir in the sparkling cider and 1 tablespoon oil until nice and foamy. Cook’s Note: Make sure you use a sparkling cider-it makes the batter lighter and fluffier.
  5. In a large, shallow bowl, stir together the 1 1/4 cups flour and cinnamon if using. Make a well in the center of the flour (similar to the way you would if you were making pasta). Pour the cider mixture into the center of the well. Stir in a circular motion, with the fork slowly dragging in and incorporating the flour. Stir until a lumpy batter forms.
  6. Put the remaining 1/2 cup flour in a plate or pan. Working in batches of 3, dredge the apple rings in the flour, shaking off the excess, and then dip in the batter to coat, letting the excess drip off. Carefully slip the rings into the hot oil and fry, gently turning over once with a slotted spoon, until golden brown on both sides, about 2 minutes total per batch.
  7. Lay the beignets on a paper towel-lined plate to drain the excess oil. Transfer to a cookie sheet and keep warm in the oven. Return the oil to 375 degrees F between batches.
  8. Just before serving, dust the warm beignets with confectioners’ sugar. Make sure the butter bourbon dipping sauce is warm, then drizzle over the top and serve more on the side.

Cookware for your recipe

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  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Pastry Recipes
  • Sauce Recipes
  • Apple Recipes
  • Fruit – In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants that is formed from the ovary after flowering.Fruits are the means by which flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) disseminate their seeds. Edible fruits in particular have long propagated using the movements of humans and animals in a symbiotic relationship that is the means for seed dispersal for the one group and nutrition for the other; in fact, humans and many animals have become dependent on fruits as a source of food. Consequently, fruits account for a substantial fraction of the world’s agricultural output, and some (such as the apple and the pomegranate) have acquired extensive cultural and symbolic meanings.In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures (or produce) of plants that typically are sweet or sour and edible in the raw state, such as apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries. In botanical usage, the term “fruit” also includes many structures that are not commonly called “fruits”, such as nuts, bean pods, corn kernels, tomatoes, and wheat grains.
  • Low Sodium

Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies Read Full Chef Bio Here .

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