Apfelküchlein (Deep Fried Apple Cakes)

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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Add flour, hazelnuts, salt, one tablespoon of sugar and the vanilla to a bowl and mix well.
  • Add apple cider and stir.
  • Add yolk of 2 eggs and one teaspoon of oil and mix well.
  • Let the dough rest for about 30 minutes.
  • Peel the apples and remove the core.
  • Cut the apples in rings, each about ½ inch thick.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of sugar to the lemon juice, toss with the apples and set aside.
  • Add a pinch of salt to the eggwhites and beat until it is stiff, carefully fold it into the dough.
  • Heat the oil in a deep frying-pan to 375°.
  • Dip one ring of apple at a time into the dough and fry it immediately in the oil on both sides until it is brown.
  • Drip off the oil.
  • Sprinkle confectioner's or cinnamon sugar evenly over the rings while they are still warm and serve them immediately.
  • They will also taste good when they are cold, especially if you serve them with some warm vanilla icing.
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