warm air mixed with orange tones, long walks and apple picking !

Apple Fritters


vegetable oil
1- ½ cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ cup sour cream
1 large egg
2 tablespoons butter, melted 

2 -3 apples 
2 tablespoons brown sugar 
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
1/4 cup water

what TO DO

in a saucepan…
pour oil until 2-3 inches deep
heat on medium heat until VERY hot (about 350 F)
(heat the oil while you make the dough & the timing should be perfect)

in a small saucepan...
add apples (peeled and chopped), water, brown sugar & cinnamon 
cook on medium-low, for 5-10 mins, stir occasionally  

in a small bowl…
whisk the egg
add melted butter
stir in the sour cream

in a bowl…
sift flour, sugar, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon
add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients FOLDING 
(it takes some work but do not over stir)
add the cooked apples (drain extra liquid first) FOLDING
if the dough is too wet, wrap and place in the fridge for 10-20 mins

in the VERY hot oil…
drop spoons of dough into the oil
for about 1-2 mins per side
set on a paper towel to dry/cool

in a small bowl...
mix powder sugar and milk
dunk the apple fritters 
top with pecans

wonderful after a crisp late afternoon autumn walk

IF you have any leftover ...
store in airtight container for up to 3 days

- Coco

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