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apple fritters

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Apple Fritters are luscious deep fried donuts filled with apples, cinnamon and drizzled with an easy three ingredient glaze. You can have these scrumptious treats in your hot hands in less than thirty minutes. Make sure you stash a couple for yourself or you might blink your eyes and they will be gone.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For apple fritters

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2
    large granny smith or honey crisp apples peeled, cored and diced
  • canola oil for frying
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make apple fritters

  • 1
    Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in medium bowl. Make a well in the center and add milk, eggs and applesauce. Stir just to combine. Fold in apples.
  • 2
    Heat 1 1/2 inches of oil in heavy skillet, dutch oven or deep fryer to 375 degrees. Drop about 1/4 cup of batter per fritter into hot oil; spreading it out as you drop. Cook each side until golden brown; approximately 2 minutes per side. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  • 3
    Whisk together milk, powdered sugar and vanilla. Dunk each fritters in the glaze turning over to make sure both sides coated. Place on wire racks to air dry and drip.