Beignets aux Pommes (Apple Doughnuts)

These apple doughnuts are easy to make and one of the first recipes a French mom learns to make for her kids for goûter.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 2 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. apples, peeled, cored, and sliced into ½" rounds
  • 3 Tbsp. rum
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 lemon peel, minced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups sunflower oil

Directions

  • Put the apples in a medium bowl, and add rum, sugar, and the minced lemon peel. Cover with a cloth and marinate for 1 hour.
  • In a large bowl, pour the flour, milk, and salt, and stir well with a wooden spoon. Cover and leave at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Strain the apples. Pour the oil in a saucepan and bring to 350°F. Soak the apples one after another in the batter, then put them in the frying oil. Once a side is golden, flip it to the other side. Use a slotted spoon to take them out when golden on each side, about 2 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. apples, peeled, cored, and sliced into ½" rounds
  • 3 Tbsp. rum
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 lemon peel, minced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups sunflower oil

Directions

  • Put the apples in a medium bowl, and add rum, sugar, and the minced lemon peel. Cover with a cloth and marinate for 1 hour.
  • In a large bowl, pour the flour, milk, and salt, and stir well with a wooden spoon. Cover and leave at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Strain the apples. Pour the oil in a saucepan and bring to 350°F. Soak the apples one after another in the batter, then put them in the frying oil. Once a side is golden, flip it to the other side. Use a slotted spoon to take them out when golden on each side, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories310
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium300mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars13g
Protein4g