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“I found this in an old cookbook. I haven't tried it yet. I have been meaning to but haven't gotten around to it. The picture looks YUMMY! The description says"fruit fired in batter and coated with a thin crisp caramel glaze. I am guessing at the cooking time. I combined the frying time and the syrup time together.”
12 pieces

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 14 cup milk
  • 14 cup water
  • oil, for frying
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 large apple, peeled, cored and cut into 2 in. chunks
  • 1 banana, peeled and cut into 1 in. pieces
  • ice water


  1. Combine flour, salt,egg, milk and 1/4 cup water in blender until smooth.
  2. In a heavy bottomed saucepan combine sugar, Tb water and 1 Tb oil.
  3. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  4. Bring to boiling and cook rapidly without stirring until a pale caramel color.
  5. While sugar is dissolving, heat oil for frying.
  6. Dip a few pieces of fruit in the batter, and drop into the hot oil.
  7. Fry until crispy and golden.
  8. While fruit is still hot and crisp, use tongs to quickly dip fruit into hot caramel syrup. Stir to coat evenly.
  9. Dip immediately into ice water to harden the completely before serving. fruit inside remains hot for awhile.

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