Chinese toffee apples

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In my experience, every Chinese restaurant serves this dish and here’s why: juicy sweet apples are coated in a crisp doughnut batter then smothered in molten sugar and toasted sesame seeds. It’s no wonder really that this dish is a firm favourite.

1 Pour the oil for deep-frying into a large, deep saucepan and heat to 170°C.

2 Sift the self-raising flour into a large bowl, then add the egg along with 375ml (1½c) water and mix until you have a smooth batter.

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