Salted Apple Fritters With Maple Syrup & Almonds

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"From our daily newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated and have not included resting times for the apples and batter."

Original recipe yields 20 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (78.9 g)
  • Calories 152.2
  • Total Fat - 3.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 21.6 mg
  • Sodium - 51.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 28.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 17 g
  • Protein - 2.3 g
  • Calcium - 41.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Put apple rings in a bowl ad sprinkle with caster sugar, brandy and nutmeg and toss and allow to stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, to make the batter, whisk eggs, caster sugar, milk, oil and cloves in a large bowl until combined and then sift in flours and baking powder and whisk to form a batter, then stand for 20 minutes (if batter is too thick, add a splash more milk).

Step 3

Pour oil into a large deep saucepan until 5cm deep and heat to 180C on a cook's thermometer, or until bread cube turns golden in 30 seconds.

Step 4

Dust apple rings, one at a time, in flour, shaking of excess and dip into batter to coat, then shake of excess and then deep-fry apple rings in batches for 2 to3 minutes or until golden and tender.

Step 5

Drain on kitchen paper and dust with icing sugar and season with a little salt.

Step 6

Arrange apple fritters on a serving plate, drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle over almonds and serve with ice-cream and/or cream.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.