Coconut Lemon Crumble Bars

I made these squares for Mother’s Day and they did not disappoint! I found them on Pinterest and the recipe comes from Rock Recipes. A homemade lemon filling with the buttery coconut crumble just melts in your mouth. If you like lemon & coconut these are to die for!

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 10
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Involvement
    • 1 hour + 5 min. prep time
    • Rating: Difficult
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 10 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store
    • Rating: Easy

Equipment Required:

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Knife
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Mixing bowl
  • 9 x 13 inch baking pan

Time: 1 hour + 5 min. prep + 45 min. bake time = 1 hour + 50 min. total

Servings: 50 squares

Calories/serving: ~ 117/square

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups dried coconut, medium cut
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup butter, cut in small pieces

LEMON FILLING:

  • 1/3 cup cake flour
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • Zest of 2 large, or 3 small lemons, very finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 large, or 3 small lemons
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • pinch salt

Directions:

  1. TO MAKE THE LEMON FILLING combine the corn starch, salt, cake flour, sugar and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour about 1/2 cup of the thickened mixture over the beaten egg yolks and whisk together quickly. This tempers the egg yolks so that they do not scramble.
  4. Pour this mixture back into the pot and whisk it in quickly. Return the pot to the heat and stir constantly for a few minutes until the mixture is thick and evenly smooth.
  5. Whisk in the lemon juice and zest and remove from the heat.
  6. Finally whisk in the butter and set aside to cool while you prepare the crumble mixture.
  7. FOR THE CRUMBLE mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, coconut and salt.
  8. Using your hands or a pastry blender cut in the butter until the it is completely incorporated into the dry ingredients.
  9. Press half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch well greased baking pan. Pour the lemon filling evenly over the bottom crumbs. Gently sprinkle the remaining crumbs over the lemon filling and press down gently.
  10. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 40 – 45 minutes or until light golden brown in color. Cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares and serving.

Bacon-Cheddar Potato Croquettes

This recipe is great for leftover mashed potatoes. I found it on Taste of Home. You can get the original recipe HERE. You can’t even tell you used leftover mashed potatoes. The croquettes are pretty indulgent with bacon, cheese, butter & Ritz crackers. Then dip them in your favourite sauce. What’s not to love?

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – EASY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 3
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 30 min. prep time
    • Rating: Easy
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 11-12 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store
    • Rating: Moderate

Equipment Required:

  • Mixing bowls
  • Cheese grater
  • Measuring spoons/cups
  • Parchment paper
  • Baking sheet

Time: ~ 30 min. prep + chilling (2 hours) + 20 min. bake = ~ 2 hours + 50 min.

Servings: ~5 dozen

Calories/serving: ~ 50/croquette

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cold mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 40 Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Barbecue sauce, Dijon-mayonnaise blend or ranch salad dressing

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Shape mixture by tablespoonfuls into balls. Roll in cracker crumbs. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Combine butter and paprika; drizzle over croquettes. Bake at 375F until golden brown, 18-20 minutes. Serve with dipping sauce of your choice.

Freeze option: Prepare croquettes as directed, omitting chilling step. Transfer to waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Prepare butter mixture; drizzle over croquettes. Cover and freeze until firm. Transfer to resealable plastic freezer bags; return to freezer. To use, bake croquettes as directed, increasing time to 20-25 minutes. Serve with dipping sauce.


Chocolate Eclairs

I have always been intimidated to make Eclairs but once I gave this recipe a try I realized they aren’t that bad to make at all! The creamy filling and airy pastry just melts in your mouth! They are so good! If you’re looking for a baking project I suggest giving this recipe a try!

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – EASY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 4
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 1 hour prep time
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 10 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store
    • Rating: Easy

Equipment Required:

  • Knife
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Saucepan
  • Electric beater
  • Piping bag
  • Spoon
  • Mixing bowls

Time: ~ 1 hour prep. + 35-40 min. bake time + cooling = ~ 2 hours total

Servings: 9 – 15

Calories/serving: ~ 289 – 483 (depends on if you make smaller or larger eclairs)

I got this recipe from Taste of Home. I have adapated the directions slightly below. But you can find the original HERE.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 larges eggs, room temperature

FILLING:

  • 2 1/2 cups cold whole milk
  • 1 packages (153 g) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

FROSTING:

  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons hot water

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F In a large saucepan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  2. Using a piping bag cut about 1.5 inches off the bottom and fill with the dough. Pipe dough into nine 4×1-1/2-in. strips on a greased or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake 35-40 minutes or until puffed and golden. Remove to a wire rack. Immediately split eclairs open; slice off and remove tops and set aside. Discard soft dough from inside. Cool eclairs.
  3. In a large bowl, beat milk and pudding mix according to package directions. In another bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar and vanilla; fold into pudding. Fill eclairs (chill any remaining filling for another use).
  4. For frosting, in a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in sugar and enough hot water to achieve a smooth consistency. Cool slightly. Frost eclairs. Store in refrigerator.

Coq Au Vin

I decided to try this recipe when my cousin selected the country of France for our culture night that week. I got the recipe from Half Baked Harvest’s cookbook and a similar recipe can be found HERE. She has many different versions of this recipe on her blog, one for the instant pot, one with meatballs, if you want to try a different version. However, this recipe was delicious and so heartwarming. Serve it with mashed potatoes or pasta and some fresh bread for dipping! I served it with a Beaujolais wine. Bon Appetit!

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 4
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • ~1 hour prep time
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 16 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store
    • Rating: Moderate – Difficult

Equipment Required:

  • Dutch oven
  • Mixing spoon
  • Measuring spoons/cups
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Can opener (for tomato paste)
  • Wine opener (for wine)

Time: ~ 1 hour of prep & cooking

Servings: 8 servings

Calories/serving: ~ 304/serving (not including side such as mashed potatoes)

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices thick cut bacon, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced or grated
  • 1 small sweet potato or russet potato, peeled & cubed
  • 2 medium size carrots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken tenders or small chicken breasts
  • 2 cups button or cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups red wine, plus more if needed (I used Pinot Noir)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1/3 – 1/2 tsp dried)
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped (or 1 – 2 tbsp. dried)

Directions:

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat and cook bacon until crispy (about 5 min.). Add 2 tbsp. of olive oil, the onion, garlic, carrots and potato. Cook the veggies, stirring often until soft and lightly caramelized, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste and then scooch the veggies to the outside of the pan to make room for the chicken.
  2. Add the other 2 tbsp. of olive oil to the pan if needed. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the chicken in the hot pan and sear on both sides until browned. About 4-8 minutes per side, depending on how thick your chicken is. Toss in the sliced mushrooms and cook another minute or two.
  3. Slowly pour in the red wine and chicken broth. Add the a bay leaves and thyme and season with salt + pepper. Gently stir everything to combine and then bring the sauce to a boil, reduce the heat to medium and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the sauce has reduced by about 1/3.
  4. To serve, remove the bay leaves and thyme from the Coq au Vin. Plate the mashed potatoes or egg noodles. Serve the chicken on the side or on top of the mashed potatoes/noodles and then ladle the sauce + veggies over the chicken. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Pork Carnitas

I wanted to make tacos for Cinco de Mayo and I had some pork tenderloin in the freezer so I googled some recipes and stumbled across this one from Feasting Not Fasting. You guys it is soooo good and sooooo EASY!! It only takes 15 min. of prep work and then it cooks all day in the slow cooker for you. There is a bit of kick but I’m a fan of spice! Serve it with all your favourite taco toppings. This is a great weeknight recipe!

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – EASY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 5
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 15 minutes prep time
    • Rating: Easy
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 11-12 ingredients
    • Most ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store. If you use Chipotle Peppers in Adobo, I have only bought it from Sobeys. I have never been able to find it at Walmart.
    • Rating: Moderate

Equipment Required:

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Slow cooker
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • 2 Forks
  • Baking sheet

Time: 15. prep + 8 hours cook time = 8 hours + 15 min. total

Servings: 8 – 10

Calories/serving: ~ 113 – 142/serving

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 lb. pork tenderloin (may need two tenderloins for this)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 – 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped (about 1 Tbsp., can use 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder instead)
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped cilantro (optional)

Directions:

  1. Place pork tenderloins in crock-pot and sprinkle with spices. Add chipotle peppers, lime juice, and orange juice. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or high for about 4 hours. Pork should be easily shreddable when done. 
  2. Use two forks to shred pork, adjust seasoning level if desired. 
  3. Preheat broiler and transfer shredded pork to a baking sheet, spread out in a medium-thin layer, leaving any juices in the crock-pot.
  4. Broil on low for about 5 minutes until it starts to get crisp but is not burnt or dried out. Remove pork and toss with reserved cooking liquid to moisten. 
  5. Stir in fresh cilantro and serve with taco fixings or over Mexican flavored rice.

Pretzel Bagels

These bagels are sooo good! They have a nice chew and a delicious salty top. However, they are time consuming so I would say this is more of a weekend baking project. Is it as practical as buying bagels at a bakery or grocery store? probably not… But anything I’ve ever made homemade I find usually tastes better and fresher. I can taste the difference and that there is less preservatives and that’s why I love trying to make things myself. If you have the time and want to give this a try you won’t be disappointed. They also go excellent with chive and onion cream cheese, smoked salmon and a glass of bubbly or champagne 😉

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 5
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 1 hour + 20 min. prep
    • Rating: Difficult
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 9 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at a grocery store
    • Rating: Easy

Equipment Required:

  • Stand mixer or mixing bowl (can mix & knead with hands)
  • Mixing spoons/cups
  • Tea towels (for covering dough while it rises)
  • 2 baking sheets
  • Parchment paper
  • Large pot
  • Slotted spoon
  • Basting brush

Time: 1 hour 20 min. prep + 25 minutes bake + 1 hour 15 min. rising time = 3 hours total

Yield: 10 – 12 bagels

Calories/Bagel: ~ 226 – 271

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 packet instant yeast (2 1/4 tsp)
  • 1 tablespoon molasses or honey + more for water
  • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • pretzel salt or flaky sea salt

Directions:

  1. In the bowl of stand mixer fitted with dough hook, combine the water, yeast, 1 tbsp. molasses, flour, salt, and 2 tablespoons softened butter. Knead until the dough comes together, about 1-2 minutes.
  2. Cover and let sit in a warm place for 1-2 hours, until doubled in size. Meanwhile, line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Once the dough has doubled, punch it down and place on your counter, using a little more flour if needed to prevent from sticking. Divide dough into 10-12 balls. Working with one piece of dough at a time, use your finger to poke a hole in the middle. Gently stretch the dough until the hole is about 2 inches big. Place the bagel on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining pieces of dough. Cover the baking sheet with a damp kitchen towel and let the bagels rise for about 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 425F. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the baking soda and about a tablespoon of molasses. Be careful with how much water you add because once the baking soda is added it can overflow from the reaction. Lower 2-3 bagels at a time into the water. Boil for 3 minutes then flip to the other side and boil for 1-2 additional minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the bagels from the pot letting the water drain. Transfer to a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Repeat until you’ve boiled all of the bagels.
  5. Brush each bagel with the beaten egg. Make sure there is no water piled up next to the bagels. Transfer to the oven and bake 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and brush the remaining 4 tablespoons melted butter over each of the bagels. Generously sprinkle each bagel with salt. Return to the oven for another 10-15 minutes, or until the bagels are golden brown. Let cool. Slice, toast, eat whole, slathered with butter or cream cheese!

I got this recipe from Half Baked Harvest. You can find the original recipe HERE.


Stuffed Chicken Rolls

This recipe is sooo delicious! It’s a little higher on the prep time but the slow cooker does all the cooking for you and you have a delicious meal ready for you at dinner time. The chicken is literally fall apart combined with ham and cheesy goodness and a yummy sauce! Pair it with a garden salad or pasta or rice and you have yourself a meal! We will definitely be making this recipe again!

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 3
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 42 minutes prep time
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 11-12 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store
    • Rating: Moderate

Equipment Required:

  • Meat mallet
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Can opener
  • Knife
  • Tooth picks
  • Bowl
  • Large skillet
  • Slow cooker

Time: 42 min. prep + 4-5 hours cook time

Servings: 6

Calories/serving: ~ 525

I got this recipe from Taste of Home. You can find the original HERE.

Ingredients:

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (227 grams each)
  • 6 slices fully cooked ham (I used deli honey ham)
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 can (284 ml) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Directions:

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; top with ham and cheese. Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, cheese, sage, paprika and pepper; coat chicken on all sides. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine soup and broth; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove toothpicks. Garnish with parsley if desired.
    Freeze option: Cool chicken mixture. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet, stirring occasionally, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°.

Dutch-Oven Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

This bread is soo good! When I was making it I could hardly wait for it to cook to eat it because it fills your home with the best smell. Also, I know it has jalapenos in it but this bread really isn’t that spicy. It’s also so easy to make and only has 7 ingredients! I hope you guys enjoy 🙂

Time: 40 min prep + 1.5 hours rising time + 40 minutes bake = 2 hours 50 minutes

Servings: 8

Calories/serving: ~325

Ingredients:

  • 3 ½ cups bread flour (445 g), plus more for dusting (can also use all-purpose flour)
  • 2 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (250 g), divided
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced into rings, divided
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups warm water (480 mL)
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the bread flour, 2 cups (200 g) of cheddar cheese, the chopped jalapeños, and salt. Stir well.
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine the warm water and yeast. Pour the flour mixture on top of the water and use a silicone spatula to stir until the dough comes together.
  3. With the spatula, fold the dough around the edges of the bowl toward the center, rotating the bowl each time and folding a total of 8 times. Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest in a warm place for 60 minutes, or until almost doubled in size.
  4. Using the spatula, fold the dough toward the center again 8 more times. Cover with the towel and let rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Add the Dutch oven and lid to the oven, and preheat to 450˚F (230˚C) for 30 minutes.
  6. Lightly flour a clean work surface and your hands. Carefully peel the dough out of the bowl and onto the floured surface. Flip over and carefully brush away excess flour. Fold the edges of the dough towards the center 8 times, then flip over the dough and transfer to a piece of parchment paper.
  7. Brush the top of the dough with the olive oil, so the cheese will stick. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup (50 g) of cheese on top. Use a sharp knife to score the bread with an “X”, which will allow steam to escape. Arrange the jalapeño rings on top of the cheese.
  8. Carefully remove the Dutch oven from the oven and use the parchment to lift the bread into the pot. Cover with the lid and bake for 30 minutes, then remove the lid and bake for 20 more minutes, until the bread is golden brown.
  9. Carefully slide the bread out of the pot and onto a wire rack. Remove the parchment paper and let the bread cool for at least 1 hour before slicing. Slice the bread and serve as desired. Enjoy!

I got this recipe from Tasty HERE.

Equipment Required:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Cheese grater
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Dutch oven
  • Spatula
  • Tea Towel
  • Brush

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 9
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Involvement
    • 40 min. prep work
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 7 ingredients
    • All ingredients are normal and you can easily find at your local grocery store
    • Rating: Easy

Garlic Butter Shrimp Pad Thai

This recipe is very flavourful and so easy to make! If you love Pad Thai try this recipe! You could always substitute chicken for the shrimp. This review comes from Half Baked Harvest. You can also see the recipe here.

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE

  • Steps: 5
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Involvement
    • 30 min of prep
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 14-16 ingredients
    • All ingredients you can easily find at your local grocery store
    • Rating: Moderate

Equipment Required:

  • Saucepot
  • Mixing bowl
  • Large skillet
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Knife

Time: 30 min.

Yield: 4 servings

Calories/Scone: ~355

Ingredients:

  • 225 g (0.5 lb) wide rice noodles*
  • 3-4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce, using more or less to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4-1 teaspoon chili flakes, plus more for serving
  • 1 pound raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped or grated
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2-3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups bean sprouts or chopped baby bok coy (or other greens)
  • 4 green onions, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • Thai or regular basil and limes, for serving

*The packing for these noodles said to put the pasta in warm tap water for 25-30 minutes. I would advise against this b/c the pasta didn’t cook properly. I would recommend boiling it for 6-7 minutes or until cooked before adding it to the stir fry.

Directions:

1. Cook the rice noodles according to packaged directions.

2. To make the sauce. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, fish sauce, vinegar, honey, and chili flakes.

3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil shimmers, add the shrimp and sear on both sides until pink, 2-3 minutes. Add the butter, garlic, a pinch of both chili flakes and black pepper. Continue to cook the shrimp in the butter until the garlic begins to caramelize and turn light golden brown, another 1-2 minutes.

4. Add the noodles and sauce, tossing to combine. Cook until the noodles are warmed through and begin soaking up the sauce, about 1 minute. Push the noodles to one side of the skillet and add the eggs to the other side. Let cook until the edges start to set, 1 minute. Roughly scramble the egg, then toss with the noodles. Remove from the heat. Add the bean sprouts and green onions, toss to combine.

5. Divide the noodles and shrimp between plates. Top with basil, green onions, peanuts, and chili flakes. Add a squeeze of lime juice.


Maple-Glazed Cardamom Apple Fritters

I tried this recipe from Half Baked Harvests Super Simple cookbook. You can purchase it HERE. These fritters are so delicious! Who doesn’t love a homemade donut? They are a bit finicky because the apple filling tends to fall out when frying but still so worth the effort! I highly recommend purchasing this book as there are so many delicious recipes!

Time: 1 hour prep + 30 min cook time = 1.5 hours

Servings: 12 – 14 fritters

Calories/Fritter: ~ 400 – 463

The recipe below is different but I’m sure it is just as delicious and would be worth a shot!

Link to the recipe and ingredients is here: https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/maple-glazed-apple-fritters/

Equipment Required:

  • Skillet
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Rolling pin
  • Parchment paper
  • Plastic wrap
  • Saucepan
  • Paper towel
  • Whisk
  • Mixing bowls

Recipe Review:

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE – DIFFICULT

  • Steps: 6
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Involvement
    • 1 hour prep
    • Rating: Moderate
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 17 ingredients
    • All ingredients except for the apple butter I could easily find at my local grocery store. I tried making my own apple butter by boiling down applesauce. All-in-all the fritter was still delicious whether I did it right or not.
    • Rating: Difficult