Apple fritters

Recipe from: 5/20/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 15
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • 6
    Golden Delicious apples, peeled and cored
  • 120
    ml
    sugar
  • 100
    ml
    calvados or brandy
  • BATTER
  • 625
    ml
    cake flour
  • 30
    ml
    cornflour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2
    eggs, whisked
  • 250
    ml
    beer
  • 15
    ml
    oil
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 50
    ml
    sugar
  • TO FINISH
  • oil for deep-frying
  • 40
    ml
    icing sugar
 

Method

 
Slice the apples into 1 cm rings.
Mix the sugar with the calvados or brandy and soak the apple rings in the mixture.
BATTER
Sift together the flour, cornflour and salt in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the eggs.
Mix the flour and eggs, then gradually add the beer to the batter, beating until smooth. Mix in the oil and set aside.
Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks begin to form and add the sugar, beating until smooth and shiny.
Fold the egg whites into the batter using a large metal spoon.
TO FINISH
In a deep-fat fryer or large saucepan, heat the oil to 170 °C. Drain the apple rings well and pat dry.
Dip the rings into the batter one at a time and deep-fry five rings at a time in the oil until brown all over.
Drain on paper towels, dust with the icing sugar and serve hot.
 

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