Fruit: Deep-Fried Peaches

posted by Ann Sanders 12-01-102 1:23 PM

Deep-Fried Peaches

1 C. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 T. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 C. milk
1 egg
5 or 6 apples/peaches

Mix and sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Add milk and well-beaten egg. Mix well. For apples . . . pare, core and quarter. For peaches . . . cut peaches in half and then in quarters (removing stone).

Dip each piece of apple/peach in the batter and fry in deep hot fat (365F) until brown. Drain on unglazed paper (presuming paper towel) and sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar.

Whipped Honey Dip:
2 T honey
1 T orange juice
1-2 t lemon juice
3/4 c heavy cream
1/4 t cinnamon

Beat together honey, orange and lemon juice. Whip the cream until slightly thick and add cinnamon. Fold in the honey mixture. Serve with fruit as a dip

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