Apple pancakes Quick and easy recipe

Apple pancakes: this recipe is typical of Trentino Alto Adige, it is mainly prepared in Carnival it's at Christmas; Apple fritters are very simple to make, just create a batter with flour, eggs and a little milk and dip the slices of apples into it, preferably rennet apples, but other types of apples are fine too, the important thing is that they are ripe so as to be soft after cooking.

Ingredients for 15 pancakes

  • 3 rennet apples
  • 120 grams of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder (8 g)
  • 1 glass of milk (200 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • a pinch of cinnamon or vanillin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
  • peanut oil


How to make Apple Fritters

Start by preparing the batter: put the egg, 1 tablespoon of sugar, milk and a pinch of salt in a bowl and beat by hand with a whisk,

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

add the sifted flour and baking powder,

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

turn everything and let it rest for half an hour.

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

In the meantime, wash and peel the apples, remove the core with the appropriate tool,

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

and cut into donut-shaped slices 1 cm thick, if you do not have the tool to remove the core you can also cut the apple into wedges creating half-moon-shaped pancakes put the apple slices in a plate and sprinkle them with lemon juice, after the batter has rested, place the apple slices on a paper towel to remove the excess lemon juice, then pass the apple slices on both sides in the sugar and cinnamon (2 tablespoons of sugar and cinnamon mixed - or vanillin instead of cinnamon - which you will have put in a dish)

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

Put a high-sided pan on the heat and add plenty of peanut oil, let the oil heat up do the test with a toothpick, when the tip dipped in the beautiful oil begins to sizzle then the temperature will be right) dip the apple slices in the batter and dip them in hot oil,

Apple pancakes
Apple pancakes

fry on both sides until golden brown, take the pancakes with a slotted spoon and place them on a plate with absorbent paper to absorb excess oil. Put the pancakes on a serving dish and sprinkle with icing sugar, serve still hot. And here are yours Apple pancakes. Enjoy your meal!

WHICH WINE TO COMBINE: Moscato d'Asti Bosc dla Rei 2000 Beni di Batasiolo, a sparkling wine with a pleasant hint of honey, which can also be combined with ripe fruit.

For the wine pairing I consulted the site

Apple pancakes

Enjoy your meal!


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