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Simple Apple Fritters Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A tender and moist apple fritter recipe that will make your friends think you are a master baker.

Ingredients

Apple Fritters
1 cup apple (diced)
1 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg (beaten)
2/3 cup milk

vegetable oil , enough to have 2 inches in your cooking pot

Glaze
3-4 Tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Makes 12 small fritters.

Directions

Apple Fritters:

Peel, core and cut the apple into very small

pieces, place into a small bowl and set aside.

Stir the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together in a bowl.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg and milk together.

Slowly add and mix in the dry ingredients.

Stir in the diced apples.

Place a medium size, heavy bottom, deep sided sauce pan on the stovetop.

Pour in enough cooking oil to measure 2 inches deep.

Warm the oil over medium-high heat and bring to 350F. on a thermometer.

Make about 3 or 4 fritters at a time by dropping rounded teaspoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil. Use long tongs to flip them over once or twice and cook about 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown in color.

Work in small batches so they do not burn.

Line a plate with paper towels or brown paper and use tongs to remove the cooked fritters from oil to drain.

Glaze:

Combine milk and vanilla in a small sauce pan

and place over low heat until warm.

Stir the confectioners' sugar into milk mixture.

Whisk slowly, until well combined.

Dip doughnuts into the glaze,1 at a time, and set on a cooling rack to drain.

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