Apple Fritter Rings

by Davita Diet Team
(USA)



Portions: 20

Serving size: 1 fritter
Ingredients

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4 large, tart cooking apples
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1 cup all-purpose flour
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1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar (divided use)
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1 teaspoon baking powder
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1 egg, beaten
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2/3 cup nondairy creamer
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1 teaspoon canola oil
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oil for deep fat frying
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1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation

1.
Peel and core apples. Cut each apple into 5 rings, approximately 1/2" thick each.
2.
In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and baking powder.
3.
In a separate bowl combine egg, nondairy creamer and 1 teaspoon oil.
4.
Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and stir until just blended.
5.
In a skillet that is at least 2" deep, heat 1" of cooking oil to 375┬║ F.
6.
Dip apple slices in batter one at a time. Fry in hot oil about 1-1/2 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
7.
Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle on fritters. Serve hot.

Nutrients per serving

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Calories: 164
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Protein: 1 g
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Carbohydrate: 13 g
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Fat: 12 g
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Cholesterol: 11 mg
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Sodium: 27 mg
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Potassium: 37 mg
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Phosphorus: 41 mg
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Calcium: 21 mg
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Fiber: 0.5 g

Renal and Renal Diabetic Food Choices

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1/2 starch
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1/2 fruit
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2 fat

Carbohydrate Choices

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1

Helpful hints

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Donut shop apple fritters contain approximately 300 mg sodium compared to 33 mg per fritter in this recipe.
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Splenda® granular sugar substitute can be used instead of sugar, if desired.

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