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Apple Fritters

Apple Fritters are an easy, old-fashioned, deep-fried comforting dessert. Our doughnut batter is full of fresh apples and cinnamon flavors.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Fritters
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 8 Fritters
Calories 265kcal
Author Jen


  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 6 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 10 tbsp Milk divided
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Apples peeled, cored, and finely diced
  • Oil for frying about 2/3 cup depending on pan
  • 2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla


  • Place diced apples and lemon juice to a bowl. Toss to coat. Set aside.
  • In a Whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and baking powder until combined.
  • In a small, bowl whisk 5 tablespoons of milk and egg until blended.
  • Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Fold the apple chunks into the batter.
  • Add oil to heavy dutch oven or deep skillet over medium high heat.
  • Heat oil to 375.
  • Using a small scoop or spoon gently drop dollops of batter into the hot oil (avoid splashing).
  • Fry and turn until golden brown on both sides (about 3 minutes).
  • Remove from oil and place on wire rack over paper towels to drain.
  • Allow oil to return to temperature before cooking next batch.
  • Stir together powdered sugar, vanilla and remaining milk to make a glaze.
  • Drizzle glaze over fritters or dip fritters in glaze and return to rack to allow to set.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 97IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg