Beer Batter Apple Fritters

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Sep. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
De alcoholized beer
Egg 3
Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , melt
Orange 1 , zested, juiced
Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Cortland apples 3 , dice
Canola oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for deep frying)
Icing sugar 1 Teaspoon (for dusting)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a bowl, sift flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Keep it aside.

MAKING

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine beer, egg, butter, orange zest, orange juice, and vanilla. Whisk well.

3. Pour egg mixture into the bowl with dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.

4. Fold in apples. Allow it to sit for a few minutes.

5. Take a deep sided heavy bottom pan, place it on medium high, and heat oil until it reads 375 degree.

6. Carefully drop heaping tablespoon of batter in oil, and fry for about 2 minutes or until golden brown.

7. Line a tray with paper towel, and transfer the fried fritters on it.

FINALIZING

8. Dust icing sugar on top of hot fritters.

SERVING

9. Serve fritters with vanilla ice cream.

TIPS

While frying oil temperature may drop, so wait for a couple of minutes in between batches and reheat it back to 375 degrees.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1405Calories from Fat 512

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.2%

Saturated Fat 30 g150%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 891 mg37.13%

Total Carbohydrates 215 g71.7%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 114 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet