Nothing Better than a Fritter on a Cold Winter Day!

By Christabelle…

Baby, its cold outside, so stay inside and make these YUMMMMY Apple Fritters created by Mario Batali…and then send me some 🙂

The Macallan Apple Fritters

2 large eggs

¼ cup whole milk

1 cup all-purpose flour

¼ cup sugar

1/4 cup The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old whisky, plus 2 oz for topping

8 cups extra-virgin olive oil, for deep-frying

6 green apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and sliced into ½-inch-thick rounds

2 cups vanilla gelato

Cinnamon, for dusting

In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Slowly add the flour, about 3 tablespoons at a time, whisking until incorporated. Stir in the sugar and The Macallan. Allow the batter to stand for 10 minutes.

In a large deep pot, heat the olive oil to 375° F. Working in batches of 3 or 4 dip each apple slice into the batter, add to the hot oil, and cook until golden brown. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.

Place 5 fritters on each of four plates, in an overlapping circle. Place a scoop of gelato in the center, sprinkle with cinnamon, add a tablespoon of The Macallan over the gelato and serve.

***Created by Mario Batali

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