Todays Recipe Monday is a fresh recipe from the fall issue.
We made this apple beignets with caramel sauce for a shoot and they where just amazing.
Fresh from the deep fryer and dipped in a hot caramel sauce...wow.
This is the ultimate fall recipe.
Apple Beignets with caramel sauce
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup water
4 tablespoons dark rum
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
6 tablespoons heavy cream
2 apples, golden is great
1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 large egg
3/4 cup apple cider
corn oil for frying
Start with the sauce.
Heat the sugar in a pan on medium heat.
Once its melted and golden brown add butter, water, run, vinegar and cream.
Stir until you have a smooth sauce.
Remove from the heat and pour into a bowl.
Peel and core the apples.
In a bowl stir together flour, baking powder, egg and cider.
The batter should be thick.
Dip the sliced apples into the batter.
Heat the oil in a large pot.
Fry the apple slices until golden.
Let them run off on paper towel.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Serve hot with the sauce.
Photo by Colin Cooke