Make these delicious fritters at home with tart apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and a powdered sugar glaze. The secret ingredients is the apple juice. Apple cider from the orchard makes these donuts finger licking good.
Keyword: apple, fall
Skill Level: Advanced
Author: Marilyn Lesniak
2cupsall purpose flour
1½cupsfinely diced tart apples
Vegetable Oil for Frying
Apple Juice or Fresh Apple Cider
Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside
Beat egg whites until stiff.
In a small bowl mix together buttermilk and egg yolks and add to flour mixture. Stir just until mixed thoroughly.
Fold beaten egg whites gently into batter.
Fold in finely diced apples.
Heat oil in heavy pan then drop batter by a tablespoon into hot oil. Cook one side until golden brown then flip over and cook backside until golden.
Remove hot fritters and allow to drain on rack with paper towels beneath.
Mix powdered sugar and apple juice in a small bowl until it is the consistency of thin icing.
Dip warm fritter in icing flipping to coat both sides.
Return iced fritter to rack for any excess icing to drain and icing to set.