Saturday, January 31, 2009
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon sugar
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups flour (I used part whole wheat)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1-1/2 cups finely diced tart apples (about 2 medium)
Vegetable oil for frying
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together.
than it would be if I had used all-purpose white flour)
Blend buttermilk and egg yolks with flour mixture. Beat until well combined. Set aside.
Beat egg whites until stiff, then fold egg whites and chopped apple into buttermilk and flour mixture.
Heat oil in heavy pan, then drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil.
Cook until golden brown, then roll over with a fork and cook the other side until golden also.
Remove from pan and roll in sugar or drizzle with orange-butter glaze. Serve hot with fresh fruit.