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Apple Fritters with Calvados Glaze

Apple Fritters with Calvados Glaze

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 342
  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Yield: fritters
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Fry: 6 mins per batch
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 3/4 cup apple cider
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons Calvados

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Fold in apples. Stir in cider, eggs, butter and vanilla until combined.
  2. Heat oil in a large, heavybottomed Dutch oven to 375 degrees .
  3. Form 4 fritters, using a 1/3-cup ice cream scoop, and drop into oil. Fry for 3 minutes; turn and fry an additional 3 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove to a cooling rack placed over a baking sheet. Repeat until all fritters are fried.
  4. Combine confectioners' sugar, cider and Calvados. While slightly warm, spread a heaping tbsp of the glaze over each fritter. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information for Apple Fritters with Calvados Glaze

Servings Per Recipe: 12
PER SERVING: 342 cal., 18 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 43 mg chol., 213 mg sodium, 43 g carb. (1 g fiber), 3 g pro.