Apple Fritters & Whisky Glaze

Apple Fritters & Whisky Glaze

Ingredients

FRITTER 
1 1⁄2 c flour
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 tsp mixed spice
1⁄2 tsp ground ginger
2⁄3 cup milk of your choice
1⁄2 tsp vegg + 4 tsp no-egg mixed with 60 ml cold water
2 tablespoon butter / Nuttelex, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3c apples, peeled and diced into
1cm cubes (approx 3 large apples, 400g)
Vegetable oil for frying 

GLAZE 
2 cups icing sugar
2 tbs Starward Nova whisky
2 tbs milk of your choice
1⁄2 tsp mixed spice
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
Flaked sea salt for sprinkling 

 

Method

1. In a large mixing bowl, sift in the flour and baking powder. Add the brown sugar, salt, mixed spice and ginger and mix to combine. 
2. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the milk, egg mixture, melted butter and vanilla. 
3. Pour the liquid mixture into the flour and stir until just combined. 
4. Add in the apples and fold through. 
5. In a large saucepan, heat approx 7cm of veg oil to approx 170 degrees. 
6. Using 2 dessert spoons, drop a heaped tbs of mixture into the oil and fry for approx 3-4 minutes, turning often until golden. 
7. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towel. 
8. To make the glaze, sift the icing sugar into a mixing bowl then whisk in the remaining ingredients. 
9. Place a piece of greaseproof paper onto a tray or chopping board and place a cooling rack over. 
10. While the fritters are still warm, dip the fritters into the glaze and roll around to evenly coat. Place the fritters onto the cooling rack and allow the excess to drip off. 
11. Let the glaze set before removing.