Well, sort of Paleo. I have a plethora of apples sitting on my counter and I had a hankering for something special so I made some apple fritters. I followed this recipe and just substituted gluten free flour for the regular flour and doubled the egg. They turned out great. I had the oil a little hot so they were too brown, but otherwise they were pretty darn good.
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1 cup chopped apple
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
Directions: Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon. Stir in milk and egg until just combined. Fold in apple. Pour oil into skillet so that it is approximately 1 1/2 deep. Heat oil on high. Oil is ready when dough floats to top. Carefully add dough to oil in heaping teaspoons. Cook until brown, about 2 minutes, then flip. Cook another 1-2 minutes, until both sides are browned. Transfer briefly to paper towels to absorb excess oil, then transfer to cooling rack. Make glaze by stirring milk and powdered sugar together in a small bowl. Drizzle over apple fritters. Wait approximately 3 minutes for glaze to harden, then flip fritters and drizzle glaze over the other side. Best served warm.
I paired them up with a roasted in a pan chicken that we all really enjoyed. Recipe here. And, the soup base for some chicken soup is already in the pot and ready to be made!
Update: I made the chicken noodle soup and it was enjoyed immensely. I’m not sure if there is a better soup in the world than chicken noodle soup.