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The Best Peach Fritter Recipe Ever

Toronto's historic Montgomery's Inn shares this Ontario Peach Fritters recipe, adapted from Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, published in 1859. Adding Ontario peaches ensures that these are the freshest fritters available. We dare you to eat just one!

April 8th, 2012

Recipe courtesy of Recipe courtesy of Montgomery's Inn and adapted from Marie Beeton.

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  • 1-1/2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 4 large, ripe ontario peaches
  • vegetable oil
  • garnish
  • powdered sugar
  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour and salt.

  2. In a separate medium-sized bowl, whisk egg whites until stiff peaks form.

  3. In a small sauce pot over medium heat, warm the milk with the butter until butter is just melted. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes.

  4. Gradually whisk the milk into the flour and stir well to remove any lumps. Mix in yolks then gently fold in whisked egg whites.

  5. Pour oil in medium-sized sauce pan to a height of 3 to 4 inches. Heat to 350°F to 365°F.

  6. Dip the peaches (each peeled, pitted and sliced into 6 slices and patted dry) in batter until covered and fry in heated oil. Rotate in batches (do not over crowd) and cook until golden brown; about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towel and dust with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 82 calories, 2 g protein, 4 g fat, 9 g carbs.

The Best Peach Fritter Recipe Ever

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