Beignets are some of the fluffiest treats in the pastry world. While deeply fried dough topped with sweetener is a longstanding practice across many cultures, this smaller, often squared-off version hailing from France (as well as New Orleans) is particularly appealing and easy both to eat and to make.
Thankfully, beignets can be found in just about every part of Los Angeles. One respected South LA cafe stuffs these pockets with Nutella, while a Hawthorne family creates beignets with a global twist, and others stick to the classic New Orleans-style with plenty of powdered sugar. Have a look at 10 places to find beignets in Southern California.
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