Tested till perfect Apple Latkes with Cinnamon Sugar

Apple Latkes with Cinnamon Sugar

These sweet dessert latkes are crisp golden brown apple fritters. Serve with drained or flavoured yogurt or sweetened sour cream.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2003

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  • Portion size 20 latkes, or 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 4Northern Spy appleNorthern Spy apples or golden delicious apples, 1-3/4 lb (875 g)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsplemon juice
  • 1 Pinch 1Pinchsalt
  • 2 2eggeggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupcold water
  • 1 cup 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp 1tspcinnamon
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupicing sugar
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Preparation

Peel and grate apples into bowl. Add 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the granulated sugar, lemon juice and salt ; toss to coat. Set aside.

In separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; beat in remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. In large bowl, whisk egg yolks with cold water; vigorously whisk in flour and cinnamon until almost smooth and a few lumps remain. Stir in apple mixture. Fold in egg whites.

In large deep skillet, heat 1/2 inch (1 cm) oil over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Scoop in mixture by scant 1/4 cupfuls (50 mL), leaving about 2 inches (5 cm) between each latke. With spoon, flatten to generous 1/4-inch (5 mm) thickness. Fry until deep golden, turning once, 5 to 6 minutes.

Drain latkes on paper towel-lined rimmed baking sheets. Repeat with remaining mixture, removing any cooked bits from skillet after each batch and adding more oil as necessary. Sift icing sugar over latkes.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 190 pro 3g total fat 7g sat. fat 1g
carb 30g fibre 2g chol 47mg sodium 17mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 7 vit A 2 vit C 5
folate 12
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