How to Keep Beignets Warm
Place pan of cooked beignets in a 200ºF oven to keep warm until ready to serve.
If you don't have an electric skillet, you can cook the beignets in deep large skillet or saute pan instead. Use a candy thermometer to test the temperature of the oil and adjust the stove-top heat as necessary to keep the oil at a constant 350ºF temperature.
How to Easily Coat Beignets with Powdered Sugar
Use a fine-mesh strainer to sprinkle powdered sugar over beignets.