Preparation time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
4 eggs, separated (yolks optional)
1 cup cottage cheese (lowfat ok)
1 cup grated tart apple (packed)
3/4 cup flour
1 to 2 tsp. lemon juice
1 Tbl honey (optional)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 to 3 Tbls finely minced walnuts or almonds (optional)
oil or butter for frying
real maple syrup
sour cream or yogurt
Beat the egg whites until stiff
Combine all other ingredients (except toppings and frying oil), in a medium sized bowl and mix well.
Fold in the egg whites.
Heat oil or melt butter in a skillet.
When it is hot enought to sizzle a drop of batter on contact, add spoonfuls of batter.
Fry on both sides until firm and lightly browned.
Serve right away, topped with syrup, sour cream or yogurt and/or berry sauce.