American Apple Fritters

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The Robert Carrier Cookbook

By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 6 ounces sifted plain flour
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 ripe apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • fat, for frying
  • icing sugar


Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Beat egg yolks into mixture, then add the sifted flour and milk little by little, beating well. Add baking powder and salt; then fold in finely chopped apple. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold them gently into the mixture. Form the mixture into small balls the size of a walnut; drop them into boiling fat, and fry until golden. Drain, sprinkle with icing sugar and serve immediately.