St Lucian Chocolate Beignet Recipe

St Lucian Chocolate Beignet Recipe

This super easy (and ohhh so delicious) Beignet recipe, comes straight from the heart of St Lucia. 

St Lucian Chocolate Beignet (serves 4 -6)

Ingredients

3 cups ricotta
4 eggs
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup St Lucian Cocoa Powder
1/8 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp baking powder
1 cup amaretti cookies (ground finely)
Oil for deep frying
1 cup melted St Lucian Chocolate, for filling
1 cup shaved toasted coconut for dusting

Method

Using a mixer with paddle combine ricotta, eggs and vanilla; mix for 3 minutes. Add dry ingredients; do not over mix. Pipe tablespoon sized dollops of batter on to wax paper; chill for 10 min. Pipe the melted chocolate in the center of the dough making sure to seal the hole. Freeze until dough becomes pliable. Preheat oil in a deep pot to 350. Fry dough in batches 2 to 3 minutes on each side (until dough floats for one minute); drain on a wire rack. Top with shaved coconut and serve with Rum Vanilla Anglaise.

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1 thought on “St Lucian Chocolate Beignet Recipe”

  1. This sounds easy and for those who enjoy chocolate it maybe delightful. Reminds me of my grandmother’s home made chocolate which we drank as chocolate tea.

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