This is an old-fashioned apple fritter recipe. Apple wedges are coated with a sweet batter and then deep fried to perfection. Drizzle the fritters with syrup or caramel sauce or dust them with powdered sugar.
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- 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon melted shortening or butter
- 2 large apples
- Oil for deep frying
Heat oil to 370 F.
Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
In another bowl, whisk the egg with the milk; add to flour mixture and beat until smooth.
Add the melted shortening or butter and mix well.
Peel and core the apples; cut into 8 wedges.
Dip apple wedges into the batter, let excess drip off, and carefully lower into the hot oil.
Fry for about 4 minutes, or until golden brown.
Serve with syrup or caramel sauce.