Apple Fritters22

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Cooking and Dining in Medieval England

By Peter Brears

Published 2008

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  • 3 dessert apples
  • 1 egg
  • 4 oz/125 g<


Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl, make a well in the centre, break in the egg, begin to beat in the flour, adding the water or milk little by little to form a smooth batter. Set aside for 30 minutes or more.

Peel the apples, cut in ¼-inch/5mm slices, dip in the batter, and deep-fry in the lard or oil at 180°C/350°F for 2–3 minutes, until golden brown.

Remove, drain, dish, an