How often mistresses break their heads, lost in conjecture, than treat or surprise unexpected guests. Apples in batter - this is a wonderful dessert, which can be cooked in a matter of minutes and be sure that everyone will like the dish.
"Clare" is a French word. Perhaps, therefore, the final product is as tender and refined as all French. The dish is a piece of apples, fried in a soft, liquid batter. For the preparation, the products will need the following proportions: for 3 medium-sized apples, 150 milliliters of fresh milk, 50 grams of sugar, 160 grams of flour, a little salt, 1 egg, as well as a teaspoon of baking powder and vanilla sugar.
The whole process can be divided into 5 stages:
- In a separate bowl, mix the milk, sugar and vanilla sugar, egg, salt until smooth.
- Add the sifted flour with the baking powder to the prepared mass and knead the dough to the fatty sour cream.
- With washed apples, peel the peel and remove the middles. Cut the remaining part across the circles with a thickness of 5-6 millimeters.
- Each slice dipped in a batter and fry in a pan until ruddy in any vegetable oil.
- Ready apples in batter put on a plate and served to the table. Preliminary they can be lightly sprinkled with powdered sugar. This will add an additional effect to the dish.
To make apples in a batter look more airy, you can use one trick. Instead of eggs, it is better to add only proteins. With their help, the "dough" will rise, as in leaps and bounds. Products will need almost the same: 6 apples, 0.5 cups of flour and water( you can use milk), a third of a teaspoon of salt, a little powder of sugar, three egg proteins, 100 grams of sugar. Fry better in vegetable oil.
To cook a dish you need the following way:
- In warm water, dissolve completely the salt and sugar. A little salt should be left for proteins.
- In a separate pan, sift the flour. Adding the prepared solution in small portions, knead the dough.
- Separately in a glass to whip in a proof foam of fiber with salt.
- Spoon gently to lay the egg mass in the dough and slowly mix. It should be a little thicker than for pancakes.
- Rinse apples with a special knife and remove the core from them. Prepared in this way, the fruit cut into mugs of 0.5 centimeter thick.
- Each piece carefully dipped in a "dough" and put on a heated frying pan with boiling oil. Fried apples on both sides will look like lush pancakes.
- Put the finished products on a paper towel to remove excess fat.
After that, dessert should be placed on a wide plate and sprinkled a little with powdered sugar. A sweet, glossy crust will immediately appear on the surface.
In many kitchens of the peoples of the world, you can find a similar recipe. Apples in batter from Italians are made as follows.
The set of products is very similar to the previous versions: 2 eggs need 2 eggs, 6 tablespoons of flour, 5 grams of baking powder, 110 milliliters of milk, 180 grams of sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla sugar, ½ teaspoon already grated lemon zest and a quarter teaspoonsalt.
The process proceeds in the same way:
- Eggs, sugar, milk, salt, zest and oil, beat the mixer in a homogeneous mass.
- Add the baking powder with flour and cook the dough a tad more than on the muffins.
- Remove apples from the skin and the middle with bones. Then shred them with thin rings of 5 millimeters.
- Each apple is dipped in a batter and fry in a lot of hot vegetable oil on both sides for 3 minutes.
- Blanks to dry on a napkin, and then sprinkle abundantly with powder.
It turns out a kind of delicious donut with a fruit filling.
Apples in the Chinese manner
Each national cuisine has its own characteristics. The Chinese in this matter are considered ases. Their dishes are distinguished by an unusual combination of products, spectacular appearance and incomparable taste. And so in almost everything. The same apples in Chinese batter look very impressive.
Although the most common products are needed for their preparation: 1 raw egg, 320 grams of fresh apples, 200 grams of flour, 180 grams of sugar, 400 milliliters of sunflower and 35 milliliters of sesame oil, and 40 grams of sesame seeds.
- Mix the flour with two tablespoons of cold water, add the egg and knead the "dough".
- Peel the apples, then remove the core from them, and then cut into slices and roll in flour.
- Each piece is shaken, dipped in batter, then deep-fried at 190 degrees. Apples should be stirred constantly so that they do not stick together. Finished pieces folded on a napkin, so that excess fat is gone.
- In a separate frying pan heat the sesame oil with sugar until caramel is formed.
- Each fried slice dipped in caramel, sprinkled with sesame and put everything on a wide dish, lightly smeared with vegetable oil.
You need to eat these apples, too, in a special way. Usually they are served to the table with a plate of cold water, in which pieces of ice float. It is necessary to carefully gently dip another hot slice into the water so that the caramel does not stick, but crisply on the teeth. Only after that you can eat, getting real pleasure.
Many in the childhood loved syrniki. For some, this predilection is preserved even in adulthood. After all, cottage cheese is a unique product that turns any dish into a tender dietary, but very nutritious dessert. And what if you cook fried apples in batter with cottage cheese? This will slightly change the composition of the components.
For 2 apples, you need 200 grams of cottage cheese( it's better to take a sweet weight immediately), 150 grams of flour, 2 eggs, vegetable oil, a quarter teaspoon of soda and a little vinegar to pay it off.
This dish is prepared in a few minutes:
- Eggs must be thoroughly beaten.
- Without interrupting the process, add cottage cheese and slaked soda.
- Then, gradually pouring on a spoonful of flour, knead a relatively thick dough.
- Prepare apples. To do this, they need to remove the peel and remove the middle. Cut the apple itself with circles of 1 centimeter thick.
- Dipping into the batter first, each piece to fry on both sides.
Finished product immediately put on a plate and served to the table with hot tea.
Apple with cinnamon flavor
This cook always likes to experiment. For example, to collect together unusual products or to try a non-standard way of processing. So, very delicious are apples in battered cinnamon. By the way, in this case, the batter is cooked on beer. Unusually, but very tasty.
The ratio of products will be as follows: for 8 apples you need 250 milliliters of beer( light), 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 50 milliliters of sunflower oil, a teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 150 grams of starch of potato and corn flour.
The whole process takes about 40-50 minutes. Once all the ingredients are in place, you can start cooking:
- In a deep dish mix the starch, sugar, flour and cinnamon.
- Add the egg yolks and rub them thoroughly together.
- Pour in the beer and make a mixture of the consistency of the pancake dough.
- Add oil and, without stirring, set the mass aside for half an hour.
- During this time, clean the apples and cut them with rings.
- Separately whip the proteins, pour them into the matured batter, and then mix everything well.
- Fry apples in boiling fat, having previously dipped them in a batter.
A ready-made fragrant dessert, still hot, can be served on the table. Strangely enough, but beer along with cinnamon gives the apples an unmatched aroma and incomparable taste.