Bavarian apple fritters

Bavarian apple fritters

38 ratings

Vicky, TV producer


„The autumn always brings an abundance of wonderful apples. This recipe is a quick, delicious way to take advantage of the season’s finest produce.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
6
apples
250 g
all-purpose flour
250 ml
beer
2 tbsp
vegetable oil
3
eggs (separated)
50 g
sugar
salt
vegetable oil for deep frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 6  apples
  • 250 g all-purpose flour
  • 250 ml beer
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3  eggs (separated)
  • 50 g sugar
  • salt
  • vegetable oil for deep frying

Utensils

  • large frying pan
  • paper towels
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • spatula
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Enjoy with

Kristallweizen
Pair this delectable dish with a cold Kristallweizen, a filtered wheat beer that offers a body viscous enough to complement the richness of the fritters, yet crisp and refreshing enough to gently cleanse the palate.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
515
Protein
12g
Fat
12g
Carb
81g

Step 1/6

In a stand mixer, beat flour, beer, oil, egg yolks and a pinch of salt until smooth. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to rest for approx. 30 min.
  • 250 flour
  • 250 ml beer
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 egg yolks
  • salt
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

In a stand mixer, beat flour, beer, oil, egg yolks and a pinch of salt until smooth. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to rest for approx. 30 min.

Step 2/6

Beat egg whites and sugar in a stand mixer until stiff and doubled in volume.
  • 3 egg whites
  • 50 sugar

Beat egg whites and sugar in a stand mixer until stiff and doubled in volume.

Step 3/6

Carefully fold the beaten egg whites into the batter.
  • spatula

Carefully fold the beaten egg whites into the batter.

Step 4/6

Peel and core apples.Then, cut into slices one finger-width thick.
  • 6 apples
  • cutting board
  • knife

Peel and core apples.Then, cut into slices one finger-width thick.

Step 5/6

Dredge apple slices in batter and lightly shake off any excess.

Dredge apple slices in batter and lightly shake off any excess.

Step 6/6

In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Fry apple fritters for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and dust with confectioner’s sugar, if desired. Enjoy them while they’re hot!
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • large frying pan
  • paper towels

In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Fry apple fritters for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and dust with confectioner’s sugar, if desired. Enjoy them while they’re hot!