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Apple Fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and chopped to make 1 cup
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil to 375 degrees F in a deep fryer or deep pot.
  2. Combine egg and milk in a large mixing bowl, stir in apples and 1 tablespoon cooking oil.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and salt. Add to gee mixture, stirring just until mixed.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls a few at a time into oil and fry about 4 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  6. Combine confectioners' sugar and remaining 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a deep bowl. Roll fritters in mixture. Serve warm.
  7. You can also roll them in regular sugar or in confectioners' sugar, your choice.

Posted by bettyboop50 at Recipe Goldmine April 2001