Making Apple Fritters “Make a batter, not very stiff with 1 qt. milk, 3 eggs and flour to bring it to right consistency. Pare and core a dozen large apples and chop them to size of peas. Mix well with batter. Fry in lard. Trim with powdered white sugar.” Bessie M. Kerr Scrapbook (Duke Mss. Department), 1878 – 1979 (Bessie M. Kerr lived at Shallow Ford, Yadkin County) Time: 20 – 25 minutes. (Longer if you are doing this with a large number of children) Materials: eggs milk flour apples lard or Crisco powdered sugar mixing bowl frying pan spatula paper plates paper towels Procedure: Combine milk and eggs. Whisk. Add in flour slowly. Stir in chopped apples. Mix batter well. Drop dollops into hot lard or Crisco. Upon removal, place on a paper towel on a paper plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar.