How to Make Beignets (Step-by-Step) by Cleo Coyle with Book & Tote #Giveaway

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Once in your life, you have got to give yourself the treat of making beignets from scratch. Our recipe will take you through the process, step-by-step, with illustrations, mini videos, and tips to help you make and fry these classic New Orleans French Market doughnuts like a pro. 

In the spirit of this month's Mardi Gras celebration (aka "Fat Tuesday") we're also offering a Prize Package Giveaway of our latest Coffeehouse Mystery, Brewed Awakening, plus a tote bag, recipe cards, and a pound of the premium freshly roasted Hampton coffee that we featured in our new book. 


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Eat with joy! 


~ Cleo

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This recipe, which Marc and I perfected in our kitchen, makes light, tender, slightly chewy, and amazingly delicious beignets. It's the very recipe we published in our bestselling 15th Coffeehouse Mystery, Dead to the Last Drop

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Our series is usually set in the picturesque neighborhood of New York's Greenwich Village. For this 15th entry, however, we took our amateur sleuth (single mom and coffeehouse manager Clare) to Washington, DC. She moves there to open a new branch of her Village Blend shop. But she soon finds herself on the run, teaming up with a streetwise Federal Agent to prove that she is being framed, not only for murder but conspiracy to kidnap the President's daughter. Before Clare hits the road to prove her innocence--and find that missing First Daughter--these beautiful beignets become a hit with her customers. 
Clare's New Orleans-trained chef serves them fresh and hot. And her customers devour plates of them with "dipping size cups" of cafe au lait (see photo below)!

Many more recipes are also featured in Dead to the Last Drop, and you can see them now in this Free Recipe Guide by clicking here

As for today's recipe,
let's get our beignets on! 









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☕ Cleo Coyle's 
Coffeehouse Beignets

Makes about 30 beignets, depending on size

Ingredients:


3/4 cup lukewarm water

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1-1/2 teaspoons RapidRise active dry yeast (a little more than half of a 1/4 -ounce envelope)

1 extra-large egg, slightly beaten

1 small (5‑ounce) can of evaporated milk (a little more than 1/2 cup)

2 tablespoons canola, vegetable, or another neutral-tasting oil

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (or 1/4 teaspoon table salt)

3-1/2 cups bread flour

A little extra bread flour for dusting and rolling

Vegetable oil for deep-frying

1-1/2 cups powdered sugar (approximately) for coating beignets

Directions:


Step 1—Make the yeast mixture: Combine the water, sugar, and yeast in a container. Allow to sit for 15 minutes. The mixture should appear active and produce foam. If not, the yeast is dead. Trash the mixture and begin again with fresher yeast. 



Step 2—Create the dough: In a large mixing bowl, fork-whisk the egg. Whisk in the evaporated milk, oil, and salt. Pour in the yeast mixture that you made in Step 1. 


Whisk in 1 cup of the bread flour until dissolved. Continue to add the rest of the flour (2-1/2 more cups for a total of 3-1/2 cups), stirring as you add. 




Cleo Tip: No mixer needed if you use a simple grilling fork. As you add flour to yeast dough, it becomes thick and sticky. Instead of pulling out a mixer, I pull out my large grilling fork and use it like a dough hook. While adding flour, I continue to work the dough with the fork, until it becomes stiff enough to knead by hand...


Step 3—Knead by hand: Flour your hands and knead the dough within the bowl until smooth. If you need to add more flour in this process, sprinkle on more...


Step 4—Rise the dough: Remove the dough from the bowl. Clean the bowl, lightly grease it with oil or coat with nonstick spray. Place the dough back into the bowl and.... 


Place the bowl inside a plastic shopping bag and tie the handles. (This is a very effective method for coaxing dough to rise—and it's my favorite.) Or you can cover the top with a towel. Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for at least 2 hours or until double in size.




After 2 hours, the dough
has doubled in size.

Step 5—Roll and cut the dough: Divide the dough in half and work with one half at a time. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1/4 inch. 


Cleo Tip: When rolling dough, be sure to turn it for even rolling in all directions (as you see in my video above). If more flour is needed to prevent sticking, sprinkle it on your board, your hands, and on your rolling pin.


Cleo Tip: If your dough is very elastic, you may have trouble rolling it. If that's the case, carefully pick it up as you see in my video above and gently stretch it as shown (a little like pizza dough). It will become more pliable and you can return to rolling it on the board.

Cut into squares 2‑by‑2‑inch in size, but you can make them smaller or larger, your choice. 



Step 6—Fry the beignets: If not using a fryer, pour oil (about an inch in depth) into a skillet or cast-iron pan. Preheat the oil to 350°F—the oil must be very hot and remain hot. Don’t crowd the pan. When you crowd the pan, the oil temperature drops, giving you greasy beignets. So keep the oil hot, but not so hot that the beignets burn. Use your judgement during the cooking and adjust the heat as you fry.


As you see the beignets rise and puff up, flip them over. Look for a golden brown color on both sides. 





Remove the fried beignets with a slotted spoon and allow them to drain well on paper towels. While still warm, dust generously on both sides with powdered sugar and...


Eat with Mardi Gras Joy!



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155 comments :

  1. Welcome to our readers! We hope you are enjoying our books, recipes, and newsletters. Let us know your thoughts below, and thanks for stopping by today.

    May you read (and eat) with joy!

    ~ Cleo

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    1. I love beignets. Thank you for posting this and other wonderful recipes. I really appreciate your newsletter, lots of fun information. ash500.c

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    2. I can’t wait to try the recipe. Thank you for including another way to cook them:) avolov3

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    3. I love your books and they have brought me alot of happiness. Thank you. I love beignets as well so this recipe is awesome. Thank you. Werdole

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    4. Those beignets sound delicious! cwsulli

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    5. Thank you for the recipe, I can't wait to try it. I have tried many of your recipes and have loved them. I can't wait to read this book.

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    6. Definitely going to try this recipe. I love the coffeehouse series! Chilcot

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    7. This would be a good recipe for a breakfast potluck as it would make plenty. I love the book series, always look forward to reading them and wait anxiously for the next one.

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    8. I love beignets! One of my favorite things from New Orleans! Can't wait to try to make these at home! Snichol

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    9. I love beignets! Thanks for the recipe!
      blakesmomma

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    10. Great recipe for beignets--I especially like the use of a grill fork in lieu of a dough hook! And the plastic bag to cover the dough. Please keep writing! And cooking!

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    11. I can't wait to try these!!! They sound yummy. Happy Mardi Gras. catwoman-1@comcast.net

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  2. Wishing you a Happy Valentine's day. Your books are unique, entertaining and give me lasting enjoyment. The beignets are so enticing and would be savored. Utterly irresistible. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. amy4kod
    Thank you for the recipe and great prize. Beignets are so delicious!

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  4. Thanks for the recipe and giveaway. doward1

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  5. Ncc17lu, thanks for a chance to win some goodies, I have enjoyed your stories and can;t wait to get this one as well.

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  6. Happy Valentines day! I love that you put step by step pics as instructions, as well as the pic of the 3 beignets to compare cooked colors. Yum!

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  7. Love your books..love the recipes....I’m seriously drooling here....LaFonRC

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  8. Those beignets are so worth every calorie and who cares if the 10X sugar flies all over! sharonrizzo@hotmail.com

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  9. I love the recipe and also the picture of how it should look like if cook correctly. I plan to try it out. Hope you are having a Happy Valentine's Day. I have followed all of your books and your newsletter is always entertaining. Thanks for a chance to win. Sherrie wood (sherrie36@hotmail.com)

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  10. Thanks I love your books!
    Joannlowehunter@ aol.com

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  11. These look absolutely delicious! I am not a skilled baker, but would love to try to make these! Thank you for the recipe!

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  12. I've never had a beignet! I'm sure they're great! I think I might like to have mine cooked somewhere between "Light golden color, perfect," and "Too dark, a bit overcooked"!
    jsmith3

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  13. Love your books - they always leave me wanting more... more stories and more recipes and of course.. MORE COFFEE.... ;)

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  14. Thanks for the yummy recipe! Lllpath

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  15. This sounds amazing! You guys always have wonderful sounding food (and drinks) in the books. Looking forward to reading this new one. Beginning of email: khpinel

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  16. Can't wait to try those beignets. the recipe sounds easy to make! The pictures really help. The chance to win this package is so nice. Happy Valentine's Day to you two.❤

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  17. Beignets are yummy ,had some in New Orleans a few years back. This recipe looks good.Im enjoying Clare and co.in the series
    msfox1

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  18. Thank you for sharing so many delicious recipes! Happy Valentines Day! =) (kidisit)

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  19. Happy St. Valentine's Day 2020 to a great couple and 2 Great New York writers 💘💘-Eileend

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  20. The recipe sounds easier than I thought it would be. Definitely want to try these.

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  21. sgtjohns2345 thank you for sharing.

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  22. I love your books and can not wait to try this recipe!!!! missmil

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  23. You make it look and sound so easy! I'm not sure I could do it.

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  24. thank you for the details on the recipes. The photos help a lot. kyriajoyn

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  25. Can't wait to make the beignets. Love the recipes and books. Lou817b

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  26. joline_ Love the books and the recipes.

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  27. tishacl Thank you for the opportunity. love beignets and your books!

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  28. Great books and fantastic recipes!!!

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  29. Happy Valentine's Day. Beignets look so good.
    Sand194

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  30. Thanks for the chance. Love eating beignets when we go to New Orleans. Will have to try this recipes. Jeannie D.

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  31. I love your Coffeehouse series so much. I always look forward to a new release. It's always exciting to see what the characters in the book are up to now. It's funny but with so many books in your series, it's almost like visiting family when a new book is released. I'm going to save the Beignets recipe to someday make. Hopefully I'll have a new cooktop so I have make them.
    scarlet

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  32. Thank you for the chance to read more of your books, love them. Bobbi embam1969

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  33. Yummy beignets!

    jtcgc

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  34. I love seeing your recipes. I've been wanting to make Beignets for a while now but always chicken out. Your instructions make it seem easy. I'm definitely going to give it a try. February is a great month ...Valentine's Day for chocolate, my birthday for presents, and spring around the corner. Happy Valentine's Day!!
    tina_al

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  35. I have never had a beignet but they look delicious. My son tried them in New Orleans and loved them. Have a wonderful February!
    clugsto (first seven of email)

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  36. Ah~beignets~those light sweet clouds of goodness I've so often enjoyed with cafe au lait at Cafe du Monde are little bits of heaven. I don't know if I'm brave enough to make them myself. lnchude

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  37. These look so good, I wish I could try them! I would love to read the book, too! Happy Valentine's Weekend!
    Lisacob

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  38. Looks good will have to try them.

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  39. Oh my gosh these look amazing and are perfect for Valentine's weekend! Look forward to starting the fun. Appreciate the recipe!
    amberni

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  40. Love this series...this is the next one for me to read.

    Vrfamil

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  41. We had beignets at Café du Monde in New Orleans. These look exactly the same. YUM!!

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  42. Been many years since I've been to New Orleans.
    Remember the delicious beignets. thanks for the
    recipe. txmlhl@

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  43. imel321 Thanks, for the chance to win. I enjoy all your recipes. I will try this
    beignet one also. Sounds delicious. Hope, you had a blessed Valentine's Day.

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  44. library - These recipes sound delicious. We have enjoyed beignets in New Orleans and I have wanted to make them at home. This is just in time for our family's annual Mardi Gras dinner. Thank you for the great recipes and the giveaway.

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  45. Mmm looks delicious. It's on my bucket list to visit New Orleans and try beignets but for now I'll be making these!
    kozo8989@hotmail.com

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  46. i dont have a fryer, but they look good so i saved the recipe.

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  47. I lived in south Louisiana for years, split between Baton Rouge and New Orleans and this beignets recipe is wonderful. pomo58

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  48. Gogo2007@rocketmail.com.Thank you for the chance

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  49. I really enjoy your mysteries. I love visiting the Coffeehouse. Tried your strawberry scone recipe, it was the most amazing I had ever had.

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  50. Can't wait to try the beignet recipe. I love trying the ones in your mysteries after I read them. As always, thanks for sending your e-newsletters. Love the creativity.

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  51. I love beignets and your books,too! Had my first beignet two years ago at Cafe du Monde and they were awesome! Thank you for the receipe.

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  52. Thank you for the recipe. Love your books.
    michell

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  53. Your newsletters are so chock full of goodness! ♡♡ rosalle

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  54. marthal
    The beignet recipe sounds really good! I printed it and hopefully will make them soon. Only had beignets once and that was at Cafe du Monde and I loved them. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome contest.

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  55. Phdragon. Looking forward to getting some time off for reading and eating.

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  56. susiese I love the recipes you include on your website and in your newsletters. The beignets look delicious. I've had them at the Cafe du Monde in New Orleans, but since I'm now diabetic and also on the Weight Watchers diet, I won't actually make them. They'd be too tempting!

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  57. In the Great Northwest, I have not had occasion to ever eat a beignet. Now, I hold the power to make them! Thanks! sheknap

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  58. My daughter makes beignets and they are delicious!! She first tasted them when friends from Louisiana brought some for us. bentleyboy22(at)comcast(dot)net

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  59. Can't wait to try (and try) this recipe! Thanks for the chance for the swag, too!

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  61. Thanks for the photos with the recipe. They sure help
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  63. Oh yum! I've got to try these!!
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  64. I've been told by friends that visited New Orleans that beignets are the best treat ever. Thank you for this wonderful recipe, the visuals and the chance to win these great prizes. xmasine

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  65. I used to make beignets long time ago but don't eat them a lot any more . But I loved making them. mi3sons

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  66. norango -- I have to try the beignets recipe. Love eating them!

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  67. You had me at doughnuts -- love them all! But, I've never had homemade. I imagine they would be incredibly delicious and like Lay's Potato Chips, "Betcha can't eat just one." Thanks for the recipe and step-by-step guide.

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  68. I would be beyond thrilled to win! Thanks so much for the chance! Blessed

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  69. Yum. I've never had beignets before.
    turtle6

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  70. terijog
    I just be to tired I keep missing this up. Happy Valentine's Day! Thank you for this chance to win and the recipe. I have never had beignets.

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  71. I am definitely trying that recipe. All of your recipes are so easy to follow, and who doesn't love beignets? Thanks for the giveaway.
    sallyco

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  72. I have to try to make these. Thanks for the chance to win!

    jasperj

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  73. I HAVE TO MAKE THESE,must stop procrastinating, I LOVE yeast donuts and every time I see a beignet I drool. Thanks for the recipe, I downloaded. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  74. These look so easy to make. I will have to give these a try.Love your books!!

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  75. Thank you for the opportunity to win. This recipe looks amazing. No doubt goes great with a hot cup of coffee.

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  76. Good morning, can't wait to try and make the Beignets for Mardi Gras, heck I made Baked Bourbon Creme French Toast on the fly for Valentine's Day so I should be able to handle this. Thak you for allowing us into your cozy coffee world.

    Shelbys

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  77. I don't think I could make beignets even with your instructions. I'm a bit afraid of the yeast and I think my darling kitten may help a little too much.

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  78. askarpe. Thank you for the chance to win. Can't wait to try the recipe.

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  79. I worked a trade show in New Orleans and was introduced to Cafe du Monde, and,more importantly, to beignets piled high with powdered sugar and cafe au lait which became my breakfast of the week consumed at a sidewalk table. Nothing like people-watching in Nawlins!

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  80. Thank you for the recipes and the contest! I wonder how these would work in an air fryer. I may do 1/2 the recipe to try.

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  81. debby236
    I would love to try the beignets. So you think they can be made gluten free?

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  82. jparr17....Would love to try this recipe~

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  83. Love your books and recipes! Still trying to win one of your contests, lol! flyingj

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  84. Your recipes always make me yearn to get a 2nd cup of coffee - or maybe my 3rd, 4th.

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  85. love your books! Can't wait to read this one!
    mirr170

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  86. Not only have I greatly enjoyed your books. I have loved your recipes. Especially the step-by-step pictures. My granddaughter wanted to learn to cook and using your step-by-step pictures have been a god-send. She can watch them on her own. Then when she comes over. We just do. I hope I win this drawing. Not only because I would love to get the book sooner. And the tote bag. I go through them fairly quickly. But. Because I would love to resent my son with a bag of coffee. He loves coffee. I remember a few years ago when he was trying to convince me to start drinking coffee he told me that there were 469 different flavors to choose from. Must admit to being very surprised. bessdee

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  87. karsan7 I am waiting for my library app to get Brewed Awakening so I can be caught up. Then I will have read all of the Coffeehouse books. I am a huge fan. Keep them coming please!!!

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  88. herbald....These look so good and the way you show how to make them seens very easy. Can't wait to make them. Thanks for the chance to win.....

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  89. Great prize package. All these recipes look delicious.
    I would love to win your book. If I win your prize pack with the paperback/hardback book I would read and review it for you. I love to read these kind of books.
    Thanks for opportunity to win. Hope I win.
    don.ste
    Crystal

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  90. ...Do love me some beignets.Nver been disappointed over the years.
    als@fox

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  91. I never had Beignets or heard of them. sound delicious. They look so easy to make.
    Love the prize package. If I were to win, I'd read and review your book.
    I really want to win this prize package.
    Thanks for opportunity win. Hope I win.
    don.ste
    Crystal

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  92. I made beignets for my senior project 18 years ago and they were amazing! Can't wait to read it. Thanks for the chance!

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  93. romanci/Thank you for this recipe. I spent many years as a chef, but beignets seem to be my achilles heel. I've tried them a few times and the results have been a crime worth of a cozy mystery.

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  94. I love your books! Nothing better than great coffee, something sweet to eat and a good mystery to read. huylers

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  95. Already bought read and loved Brewed Awakening......would love to try the coffee though :)

    Adbecks

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  96. As I’ve said before, you put so much effort into everything you do! Your newsletters are always filled with info. Your recipes are wonderful and the photos so helpful. I can only imagine the effort that goes into your book writing! (I like to picture you sharing ideas over coffee.) May you continue to write with joy!
    patucker

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  97. I loved the book and your recipes. I haven't made one yet that wasn't great.

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  98. Those beignets look delicious and maybe not impossible to make. I like the tip about using a grilling fork. I definitely do not have a fancy mixer with a dough hook, but I do have a grilling fork, so maybe. That recipe mostly makes me miss Cafe du Monde though. I lived in New Orleans for a while, and their beignets were awesome.

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  99. I have been getting your books on kindle because I just can't wait for the hard copy! :) I've made several of the recipes and love each of them! tmjohns

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  100. Can never decide which I like better, the books or the recipes. Thank goodness I don't have to choose!

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  101. It is hard to read one of your coffee house mystery books without a cup of coffee and a pastry!

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  102. I leak a few tears when I finish one of your books. The wait for the next one is excruciatingly long. I guess this is Coffeehouse Book Withdraw. 2harts9

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  103. I'm not much of a baker. Or cook for that matter. But your step by step photos & video shots make me feel that I can make your recipes.
    I want you to know how appreciated that is. Thanks.
    Also, thank you for the chance to win.
    Man, my tummy is growling. �� Yum!

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  104. So appreciative of the books and the community you build around them. sndavis

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  105. cassiis71
    Love your books! Looking forward to the new one! Like the baking stuff you show. Will have to give a try one day. starting to bake more now.

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  106. I hear so much about beignets that I can almost taste them! Thank you for sharing the recipe. Looks easy enough for my husband and I do make them together.
    general

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  107. Thank-you for every wonderful recipe. Each one I try turns out perfect with family and friends duly impressed.adayada

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  108. The visuals, in particular the light to dark, are very helpful. Looks like a treat to try. Thanks!
    JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com
    JHolden

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  109. Beignets are a little bit of heaven. Took my granddaughter to NOLA for her 10th birthday and she fell in love with them. Can't wait to read the new book. Just finishing up "Shot in the Dark".

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  110. quiltin hope you both had a happy valentines day. we are celebrating sunday. it was only 4 degrees, cloudy and lots of snow on the ground friday. we will be going out to dinner and then a movie. seeing the new "Dr Dolittle" excited
    quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

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  111. gyllstr -- Belated Valentine's wishes. can't wait to try to beignets. I did read "Dead to the Last Drop", and making the recipe will bring back memories.

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  112. love beignets, but would be a special treat since my husband has heart problems and diabetes...

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  113. skwilke
    Love beignets, but don't have the time to make from scratch! Will wait until the next time I'm in New Orleans to enjoy.

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  114. All the recipes you post are so clear and easy to follow. And they don't use crazy ingredients. I may have to try this one!

    jammjm@

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  115. Have not had beignets for a long time, loved them. mcalest

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  116. I took a cooking class and learned how to make beignets. They are so good, I look forward to yours! Robinel

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  117. I live in Upstate new York and this recipe is the closest I will get to New Orleans for Mardi Gras!! Thanks. Egoehne

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  118. These looks delicious! I love beignets but have never made them. First 7 letters:
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  119. Love your book’s & it is my favorite series. Looking forward to the next& your recipes are awesome!❤️ cmeier2

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  120. love this series and the Haunted Bookshop series. Will definitely try this recipe
    Diane dlkdls318@att.net

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  121. These sound delicious. You make it sound like even I might be able to make these to enjoy LOL.

    brookeb811 at gmail.com

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  122. Oh my, those look delicious!! I've never had beignets, I can't wait to try them. Thank you for the step by step instructions and tips! I'll let you know how it goes. =) konecny........com

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  123. I wish I could eat the beignets, however I can't eat gluten. I am intoloernt. I do Love coffee! Thanks for the chance of the giveaway. mmark62

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  124. Love beignets and I haven't had them in a long while. Now i can attempt to make them on my own with your step by step instructions. Also just love your series. Your characters are wonderful. cvswift

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  125. Every year I try to think of a reason why I shouldn't be frying up beignets ... haha.... thanks for the recipe which I'll be using for this years celebration feast. Much Love

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  126. I have never seen a recipe for this so I am very very glad now my hubby can make them and I will watch as I am disabled and have been for 35 years battling RSD and losing the fight but I have seen my kids grow up and also enjoyed my grandkids in Ca not nearly enough but hoping to go see them all in a few months. I am going to be passing this recipe to a few people as I have been asked countless times if I have seen a recipe for beignets and i have always said no now I can copy and forward along so many people besides ourselves will be overjoyed,. Thank for posting on this site and writing wonderful print books also thank you very much for the recipe hugs peggy clayton

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  127. That recipe looks soooo good!!! joanie1

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  128. It looks very good. My 7 letters are Tay06zi

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  129. This beignet recipe looks great! I have always wanted to try beignets so I will definitely try this recipe. Princes

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  130. I fell in love with beignet ever since visiting the market place in Kansas city. Thank you for all the lovely punned books hope my life would be at a place where I could enjoy them again.

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  131. I thoroughly enjoy your books and recommend them to my friends. An additional perk to the hours of entertainment while reading are the recipes you provide. Every one of your recipes I have made has turned out wonderful! Thank you!
    karense

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  132. They look so good I cant wait yo try them. Please enter me in the giveaway

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  133. I enjoy your stories very much. Your books are even better because of the fabulous recipes you share ! Bmalic6

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  134. I can't wait to make the beignets with my family! We love them and your recipe looks super!! Love your books, always have, and look forward to a time when I can sit down and reread them!!

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  135. I have always wanted to try beignets since the first time I saw them on a cooking show.

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  136. These go so well with coffee. Ok or anything. rainwal

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  137. I've never made beignets, but your recipe is inspiring me to take the plunge. Thanks for all your books and recipies! ssnhmpt

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