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Irish Apple Fritters Recipe

Serves 4


  • 5 oz flour
  • 5 fluid oz water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 large cooking apples
  • 4 oz sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Oil for deep frying


1. Make batter at least an hour before required. Sift together flour and salt.
2. Make a well in the center.
3. Add the cooled, melted butter and some of the water and egg yolks.
4. Work in the flour and beat until smooth.
5. Add remaining water.
6. Leave to stand.
7. Just before using, beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry.
8. Fold into batter mix.
9. Peel, core and slice apples into 1/4- to 1/2-inch thick pieces.
10. Dip into batter and deep fry in 350 F oil until golden.
11. Drain and serve dredged with sugar and sprinkled with lemon juice.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apple
Cuisine:European / Irish
Preparation Method:Fry

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