Whip up a weekend treat with this recipe for Double Glazed Apple Fritter Donuts

2 apples, peeled and cut into really small dice
1 cup all-purpose cake flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ cup castor sugar
⅓ cup milk
80ml (1/3 cup) buttermilk
1 egg
vegetable oil, for deep frying

For the Glaze:
1¼ cup icing sugar, sifted
125ml (1/2 cup) single or whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract

How To
Pour the oil into a saucepan and heat to 180º C.

Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and castor sugar into a bowl.

In a small jug, whisk together the milk, buttermilk and egg.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix to combine.

Fold through the finely chopped apple.

Carefully spoon heaped teaspoon amounts of batter into the hot oil and fry until golden on one side.

Turn over and continue to cook until evenly browned.

Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels and set aside to cool slightly.

To make the glaze, combine the icing sugar and cream until smooth.

Dip the apple fritter donuts in the glaze and set over a wire rack.

Once the first glaze is set, repeat the dipping process.

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Recipe provided by Bibby’s Kitchen @ 36, a food blog by Dianne Bibby. For more details on monthly cooking classes hosted in Johannesburg, email diannebibby@gmail.com.