Sorghum-Glazed Apple Fritters

Old Fashioned Apple Fritters | Small Town Woman

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups Sorghum Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 2 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 peeled and sliced green apples

Directions:

  1. In a deep pot, heat oil to 178C.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 1 1/4 cups sorghum flour, 1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum, 2 1/2 tbsp powdered sugar, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt.
  3. Stir in 2 eggs, 2/3 cup milk, 3 tbsp butter, and 1 tsp vanilla until combined.
  4. In another bowl, stir 3 peeled and sliced green apples with 1/2 cup sorghum syrup then add to batter.
  5. Drop spoonfuls of dough into the oil and brown on both sides for about 4 minutes.
  6. Remove with tongs and drain on paper towels.
  7. Drizzle with additional sorghum syrup, then dust with powdered sugar while still warm.

 

Sorghum flour has a mild, bland taste so is an idea substitute in baking. Sorghum can be used in cakes, breads, biscuits and muffins. A drier flour, its best used in combination with other gluten free flours and with added moisture in your recipe. Sorghum flour has a smooth texture, is an excellent source of fibre, a good source of protein and is low GI.

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