New Orleans-Style Calas (Rice Beignets)

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Directions For best results, begin preparing this dish the night before.Place the water, sugar and yeast in a medium non-reactive bowl and allow to stand until foam sets, about 10 minutes....

  • Yield: 16 calas, 4 to 6 servings
  • Cooking time: 0 Hour 15 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, for serving

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