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Apple Fritters (Friuli Venezia Giulia)

di Academia Barilla

Apple Fritters (Friuli Venezia Giulia)
PREPARATION TIME
25 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Sweets and Fruit

ITALIAN REGION
Friuli Venezia Giulia




Ingredients for 4 people


¾ cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon rum
1 tablespoon Academia Barilla 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 eggs
4 apples
Juice of 1 lemon
Confectioner's sugar to taste
Oil for frying as needed



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 5 minutes cooking
1. In a bowl, combine flour, 2 egg yolks, rum, extra virgin olive oil and sugar

2. If batter is too thick, add one or two tablespoons of water to reach desired consistency

3. Beat the two egg whites to stiff peaks and fold in

4. Place batter in the refrigerator to rest

5. Peel and core apples, without breaking the fruit, and slice into 1/4-inch rings

6. Macerate the apple rings in lemon juice for 5 minutes

7. Heat plenty of frying oil in a pan over medium-high heat

8. Dry apples, dip them in batter, so that they are completely covered, and place in the hot oil (check oil temperature with a few drops of batter)

9. Fry on both sides, turning them once

10. Drain on paper towels and set aside for a few minutes

11. Sprinkle with sifted confectioner's sugar and serve

12. Other kinds of fruit can be fried following the same procedure: pears, bananas, apricots, etc