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beignets with raspberry sauce and pineapple

African beignets with raspberry sauce and pineapple recipe

  • Author: Magali Mutombo
  • Prep Time: 3 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 8 min
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: dessert, appetizers
  • Method: cooking
  • Cuisine: world


You can use any berries to make this sauce. The consistency might vary.



1 ½ cup frozen raspberries (thawed) 

¼ cup sugar

1 Tbsp of lemon juice

1 tsp cornstarch

A pinch of salt

1 tsp of vanilla extract


For the fried pineapples:

1/3 of a pineapple (without the core)

¼ stick of butter


*Raspberry sauce

In a small sauce pan, put the raspberries, sugar, salt, lemon juice.

Bring it to a boil while stirring occasionally.

Add the cornstarch progressively while stirring.

Once your sauce has thicken, turn off the heat.

Add your vanilla and stir well to incorporate it.

Put it aside.

*For the pineapple:

Cut the pineapple like French fries

On medium heat in a small pan, melt your butter and add the pineapple right in it.

Coat the pieces with the butter until they turn golden.

Set them aside on a plate with a paper towel to absorb the extra oil.



Keywords: Raspberry sauce, beignets