France & Maman (Francoise)

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 A mother-daughter cooking duo from Paris to Brooklyn. Maman & France live 3,626 miles apart but connect everyday over yummy & mostly French recipes. Bon appetit!

BANANA BEIGNETS (by Maman)

BANANA BEIGNETS (by Maman)

An easier take on the traditional beignet recipes inspired by how her mom, and my grand-mother, makes them herself. Bon appetit!


Yields 3 dozens  l  Difficulty: easy  l  Prep time: 45min  l Total time: 45min


INGREDIENTS 
5 bananas, peeled & sliced
2 cups flour
1 cup beer
Vegetable oil
4 tablespoons sugar

STEPS
1. Heat about 2 inches vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

2. In a small bowl, mix flour, beer, sugar until blended into a thick yet runny dough.

3. Take one banana slice with a spoon and dip it into the dough, then dunk it in the heated oil. Let it fry until golden one each side (takes about 5 min or less).

4. Rest fried banana slice on paper towel to absorb excess oil.

5. Repeat with each slice.

 
CHESNUT CREAM CAKE (by Maman)

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EASY FRENCH CREPES (by Maman)

EASY FRENCH CREPES (by Maman)