American Apple Fritters

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Robert Carrier Cookbook

By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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.