Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 6 green apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 quarts canola oil for frying
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons kirsch
  • 2 cups vanilla gelato
  • Cinnamon to dust

Directions

Slice apples into 1/2-inch thick rounds and set aside. Heat oil to 375 F. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Slowly add flour to the mixture, 3 tablespoons at a time, until all is incorporated. Stir in sugar and kirsch. Allow to stand 10 minutes. Dip each slice into batter and toss into hot oil, 3 or 4 at a time. Cook until golden brown, remove to plate lined with paper towels and drain. Continue until all are done. Place 5 slices on each plate in an overlapping circle. Place 1 scoop vanilla gelato in center, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

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