Monday, September 10, 2012

to die for.

apple beignets with caramel sauce

via  sweet paul magazine

serves 4
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup water
4 tablespoons dark rum
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
6 tablespoons heavy cream
2 apples, golden is great
1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 large egg
3/4 cup apple cider
corn oil for frying
powdered sugar

start with the sauce.
heat the sugar in a pan on medium heat.
once its melted and golden brown add butter, water, run, vinegar and cream.
stir until you have a smooth sauce.
remove from the heat and pour into a bowl.
peel and core the apples.
in a bowl stir together flour, baking powder, egg and cider.
the batter should be thick.
dip the sliced apples into the batter.
heat the oil in a large pot.
fry the apple slices until golden.
let them run off on paper towel.
sprinkle with powdered sugar.
serve hot with the sauce.

photo by colin cooke

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