( SERVES 8 )
Photo by Tam West
- Sift flour with caster sugar, baking powder and apple spice mix (see recipe below) and salt. Whisk eggs with cream. Add to a well in centre of flour and whisk to incorporate. Add apple cider and whisk into a smooth batter. Chill 30 minutes.
- Thinly slice apples and mix into batter.
- Shallow or deep-fry large spoonfuls of the batter into beignet-like fritters and dust them with a mix of apple spice and sugar. Or fry the mix in butter to make apple pancakes, sprinkled with apple spice sugar and a squeeze of lemon juice to serve.
Apple spice mix
- Lightly toast 1 tsp each of cloves, cinnamon, allspice, mace or nutmeg and black peppercorns. Cool and blitz (in a spice mill or coffee grinder) until finely ground and store in a jar.
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