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Apple Fritters

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A short video on how to make apple fritters! I adjusted the recipe halfway through - I ended up using 7 ounces of whole milk (just under a cup). Remember to visit www.TheAubergineChef.com to download this recipe for free, see more free how-to baking and pastry videos, and to read a blog full of helpful tips and fun anecdotes! Thank you for watching!
Ingredients
  Canola oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  All purpose flour 8 Ounce (1 1/2 cups)
  Granulated sugar 2 Ounce (1/3 cup)
  Egg 1 Large (2 ounce)
  Unsalted butter 3 Ounce (1 ½ tablespoons at room temperature)
  Baking powder 5 Gram (1 teaspoon)
  Whole milk 9 Ounce (about 1 cup)
  Apple 3 Large, unpeeled
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Fennel seeds 2 Teaspoon, finely ground
  Cinnamon sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as needed, 1 cup of sugar : 1 to 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon) (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel and slice the apples.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, ground fennel together.
3) Rub the butter into the flour, similar to making pie dough.
4) In another bowl, whisk the whole egg, whole milk, and granulated sugar together.
5) Whisk together the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients until it forms a batter. Adjust the thickness of the batter with more milk if desired. Allow to sit at room temperature for one hour (or refrigerated over night).
6) In a deep pot, heat the canola oil over medium-­‐high heat until it reaches 360 degrees F.
7) Dip the apple slices in batter then fry them in the heated oil. Allow the oil to reach 360 degrees F between batches each time.
8) If using cinnamon sugar mixture, toss in the mixture immediately before draining so the mixture will stick.

SERVING
9) Drain the apple fritters on paper towels and serve hot.

TIPS
Use small batches of cinnamon sugar as the oil will ruin the sugar quickly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Deep Fried, No Bake
Dish: 
Fritter
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Party

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