It's impossible to escape drinking a few too many hurricane cocktails on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Your saving grace the morning after is a visit to Café du Monde for beignets and coffee. But you don't need to be in NOLA to enjoy fresh-fried beignets. Since Mardi Gras is approaching, celebrate it the right way with this homemade beignets recipe, loaded with powdered sugar in true Café du Monde fashion!