Gluten-Free Paleo Beignet Recipe

This Paleo beignet is a twist on a classic uses much healthier ingredients, and it’s even gluten-free.

The way of preparation – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 15 minutes
  • Total time – 1 hour and 15 minutes

Yields – 18 beignets

Paleo Beignet Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ¼ teaspoon active dry yeast
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 1½ cup almond flour
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup tapioca flour
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup room temperature water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup evaporated coconut milk
  • 1½ tablespoons coconut oil
  • Coconut oil, for frying

Instructions on how to make Gluten-Free Paleo Beignet

  • In a bowl, mix together water, yeast, and coconut sugar. Let stand for about 8 minutes.
  • In a second bowl, whisk egg, evaporated milk and salt.
  • Fold in yeast mixture.
  • Add ½ the amount of flour and mix.
  • Add coconut oil, remaining flour and cinnamon.
  • Knead with hands to ensure all ingredients are mixed well.
  • Mold dough into a large ball and cover bowl with a towel. Let stand for at least 1–2 hours.
  • Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Form dough tightly into 1–2 inch balls.
  • Fry dough balls for 3–4 minutes on each side or until golden-brown.
  • Cool on a paper towel and serve with powdered sugar substitute.

Nutritional Informations (amount per serving) 

  • Calories – 133
  • Toal Fat – 5 g
  • Total Carbs – 17 g (Fiber 3 g, Sugar 7 g )
  • Protein – 4 g
  • 10.7 milligrams sodium
  • 1.2 milligrams iron (6.7 percent DV)
  • 18 milligrams calcium (1.8 percent DV)

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