3 Cups of Flour
1 ½ Cups of Corn Starch
3 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
½ Teaspoon of Salt
3 Cups of Water
¼ Cup of Olive Oil Blend
½ Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
½ Teaspoon of banana Oil(Optional)
2 Drops of Red & 1 Drop of Yellow Food Color(Optional)
Powder Sugar to taste
1 pint of whole fresh Ponchatoula Strawberries(washed and dried)
2 bananas peeled and cut into 6 pieces.
In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Once dry ingredients are mixed
well, whisk in water, olive oil, vanilla extract, and the optional ingredients(banana oil
& food color). Mix until all ingredients are blended together to form a batter.
Place strawberries and banana pieces on the end of a small skewer individually. Dip
skewered fruit into the batter. Drop fruit, completely covered by batter, into a 350F deep fryer
and fry for approximately 3 minutes or until golden brown. Place fruit beignets in a
plate and dust with powder sugar.
This batter may be used with bananas, strawberries, and any fruit or fruit pieces.