Apple Fritters Recipe
Apple Fritters
Flavors of Quebec
Total time: more than 2 hours
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Resting time for the batter: 2 hours
Cooking time: A few minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
This recipe can be made with any kind of fruit.
- 2 + 3 tbsp. powdered sugar
- 250 g (9 oz.) flour
- 500 ml (2 cups) lukewarm warm (approx.)
- 2 tbsp. melted butter
- A pinch of salt
- Oil for frying
- 2 egg whites, beaten to stiff peaks
- 4 Apples, peeled, cored, seeded and sliced in rounds
- 1 tbsp. Calvados
- Icing sugar
  1. Combine the flour, salt, 2 tbsp. sugar and the melted butter; gently pour in some warm water to form a fairly runny batter that is not too liquid (like crepe batter); let rest for 2 hours;
  2. sprinkle the apple rounds with the remaining 3 tbsp. sugar; set aside;
  3. beat the egg whites to stiff peaks and fold into the batter just before frying;
  4. dip each apple round into the batter; drop into very hot oil and cook until the fritter is puffed and golden;
  5. remove and place on paper towels to drain; sprinkle with icing sugar and serve hot.
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