What we may know today as Doughnuts, elephant ears and funnel cakes, actually has roots in 18th century America. Behold, the fritter; a delicious, simple fried batter that for obvious reasons has stood the test of time as a favorite treat that (with some creative additions) has pretty much remained the same since its origins in the 1700s. In the following video from Jas. Townsend and So, Inc., you’ll learn how to make the apple variation of this tasty pastry.This particular recipe is from the 1767 cookbook, “Primitive Cookery; Or, The Kitchen Garden Display’d.” You can also find the written recipe here. So check it out, give it a try, and let us know what you think!