Apple Ring Fritters (and balls)

Colleen Sowa


This is a fun and fast recipe, and it is made easier by using sliced apples!

We make apple rings and apple balls by using sliced apples or chunks or apples.

When you or the family want a treat... this is a great "go to" recipe!

Play With Your Food! xo


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30 - 50 rings (depending on size of apples and how thin you cut slices)
10 Min
15 Min
Deep Fry



  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten well.
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 can(s)
    7-up (12 ounces) added slowly until thick batter

  • 2 large
    green apples
  • 2 large
    red apples

  • ·
    oil about 4 - 5 inches deep

  • ·
    cinnamon sugar
  • ·
    vanilla sugar

How to Make Apple Ring Fritters (and balls)


  1. Put all dry ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Add eggs, oil, vanilla, and about 1/2 of the can of 7-UP. Stirring to create a thick batter, add more 7-UP as needed.
  3. I don't worry about the batter looking uniform, I like the swirls of cinnamon.
  4. Wash, dry and slice apples, remove the core (I use a cannoli tube, but you can use a knife or small round cutter).
  5. Place apple rings into batter, I use a fork to turn them and remove them from batter.
  6. Put coated apple ring into hot oil for frying.
  7. Use a fork or a slotted spoon to turn apple rings over and to remove them from the hot oil.
  8. Place rings on a paper towel lined platter or in a lined colander.
  9. *** You can also cut up apple and make apple balls.
  10. Sprinkle with either vanilla sugar, cinnamon sugar (or both!)

    ***I use Rodelle Vanilla Sugar or Cinnamon Sugar. I became hooked on Rodelle products after winning a grand prize several years ago... part of the prize was a years supply of Rodelle baking products.
  11. You can use favorite apples, red or green.

    Slice into rings... Or heart shapes. Cut apples up and down to get heart shapes. Remove seeds/core the same as you do the rings.

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About Apple Ring Fritters (and balls)

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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