500 g (3 cups) of flour
100 g (1/2 cup) sugar
200g (7 oz) sour cream
pinch of salt
1 tsp baking powder
French Doughnuts Recipe
(Beignets de Carnaval)
Mix all the ingredients together, until the dough isn't sticky anymore. Add a little more flour if necessary. Using a rollpin, roll the dough to reach a thickness of 5-6 mm (1/4 inch). Cut the dough in a variety of shapes (squares, losanges or rounds).
Heat the oil, and fry the doughnuts until brown.
French doughnuts are delicious with a variety of sides: jams, chocolate spread, fruit, creams...
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