1 c flour
1/4 c sugar
1 t salt
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/3 c milk
1 c finely chopped apple
- Sift flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon together. Add milk and egg. Beat to a smooth batter. Fold in apple.
- Drop by spoonful into 2 1/2–3-inch hot oil at about 375. Fry 2–3 minutes, turning over.
- Drain on paper towels and gobble them up.
- Serves 4–6
About the Author
Ruby Dee is a singer and songwriter whose latest release “Live From Austin Texas” earned her rockabilly-roots band Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers a Grammy consideration for Best Americana Album in 2011. Her cookbook “Ruby’s Juke Joint Americana Cookbook” shares 120 of Ruby’s original recipes, and includes a CD of music to cook by. For more information on Ruby’s Juke Joint Americana Cookbook, to listen to Ruby’s Kitchen Radio Show or to contact the author, go to www.rubysjukejoint.com and of course Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Rubys-Juke-Joint-Americana-Cookbook/183336818364780 and Twitter at @rubysjukejoint.