Apple Pie Fritters
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoonbutter, melted
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4-5 apples, peeled, cored, sliced 1/4 inch thick
- 2/3 cup milk, minus 1 tablespoon
- 1 tablespoon brandy
- 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 egg whites
In medium bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a second bowl, whisk milk,
brandy, egg yolk, and melted butter. Gradually stir into dry ingredients until smooth. Set
Mix cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle over both sides of apple slices, saving remainder to dust
over finished fritters. Sprinkle slices lightly with nutmeg.
In clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold into reserved batter.
Dip several apple slices into batter to coat evenly, letting excess drip off. Carefully place
1 to 2 slices at a time into preheated oil. Deep fry at 375° for 3 to 4 minutes, turning once.
Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle both sides with reserved cinnamon and sugar mixture. Best