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Fruit Fritters

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This crunchy Fruit Fritters is great to be served as a tea-time snack or even as a mid-day munch. At home, my folks even love this Fruit Fritters as an aftermeal dessert - so how to serve it is all up to you. So why not give this three-in-one fruit fritters a try!
  Plain flour 7 Ounce
  Castor sugar 1 Ounce
  White wine 3⁄8 Pint
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , grated rind
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Dessert apples 3 , peeled, cored and finely chopped
  Dried apricots 1 Ounce, finely chopped
  Sultanas 1 Ounce
  Blanched almonds 1 1⁄2 Ounce, finely chopped
  Rum 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Castor sugar 1 Tablespoon

Put the flour and sugar in a bowl.
Make a well in the centre and pour in the wine, olive oil and lemon rind.
Mix well then beat in the egg yolks.
Leave the batter in a cool place until required.
Put the apples, apricots, sultanas and almonds in a bowl with the rum and leave to macerate for 1 hour.
Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks then fold them into the batter with the fruit mixture.
Put tablespoons of the mixture into very hot fat and fry for a few seconds until golden brown.
Drain on kitchen paper.
Sprinkle liberally with castor (superfine) sugar and serve at once.

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Snack, Fruit Dessert

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