German Apple Fritters

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    These fritters are puffy, crisp and delicious. One just isn't enough! Sliced apples are coated in a batter, deep-fried and dusted with cinnamon sugar.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 25 

    • 4 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into 5mm slices
    • For the Batter
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 250ml wine
    • 220g plain flour
    • 35g sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1/2 lemon, zest grated
    • 3 egg whites
    • For Frying
    • clarified butter (ghee) for frying (about 1.5 kg)
    • To Serve
    • cinnamon sugar or icing sugar

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Toss apples with lemon juice and set aside.
    2. Stir together wine, flour, sugar, salt and lemon zest to form a smooth batter.
    3. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter gently.
    4. Heat butter in a large pot. Test temperature with a wooden cooking spoon - when you immerse spoon into oil, bubbles should rise rise.
    5. Dip sliced apples into the batter and fry until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
    6. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar or icing sugar and serve warm.

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