Awesome Apple Fritters
YIELD 1 1/2 dozen
1⁄2 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1⁄2 cups apples, finely chopped
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups self rising flour
confectioners’ sugar (optional)
sugar, and cinnamon mixture (optional)
Blend sugar with beaten egg. Add milk and vanilla.
Stir in apples. Mix cinnamon and nutmeg with flour. Lightly fold in flour mixture just until blended. Do not overstir.
Drop by small spoonfuls into hot oil on low to medium heat. Fry until light brown on both sides.
Place on paper towels.
If desired, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar or a mixture of half sugar and half cinnamon while hot.
Skin may be left on chopped apples.