Portuguese Apple FrittersFrom midgelet 8 years ago
- 3 large golden delicious apples shopping list
- 3/4 cup sugar shopping list
- 1/4 cup anise liqueur, such as Anisette or ouzo shopping list
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice shopping list
- 2/3 cup milk shopping list
- 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp olive oil shopping list
- 2 large eggs shopping list
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour shopping list
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder shopping list
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon shopping list
- vegetable oil, for deep–frying shopping list
- confectioner's sugar, for dusting shopping list
How to make it
- Peel, core, and thinly slice the apples into rounds about 1/8 in (4mm) thick.
- Toss the apples, 1/4 cup of the sugar, the liqueur, and lemon juice in a bowl.
- Let stand for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1/2 cup sugar, milk, oil, and eggs together in a bowl.
- Sift in the flour, baking powder, and cinnamon and stir until smooth.
- Set aside for 30 minutes.
- Pour enough oil to come halfway up the sides of a large skillet and heat over high heat to 350°F (180°C).
- In batches, dip the drained apple slices in the batter.
- Deep-fry about 3 minutes, until golden brown.
- Using a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain.
- Serve warm, dusted with confectioner's sugar.
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Yowza! Wouldn't this be a wonderful dish to set before the king on Christmas morning? Yes! it would, midge. Thanks and my 5.
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This looks and sounds so mouthwatering, Midge! Thanks for posting this, an easy 5 from me!juels in Clayton loved it
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