Easy Apple Fritters



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 medium apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • safflower, avocado or vegetable oil for frying
  • confectioner's sugar

These easy apple fritters are so full of sweet bits of apple and a hint of cinnamon. They are crisp on the outside, tender and light on the inside and absolutely heavenly!

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  • Yield
    8 servings
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  • In Category
    Dessert, Breakfast
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon until combined. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Whisk in the milk, vanilla and butter.
  3. Gently stir the egg mixture into the dry just until almost combined. Add the apples and fold just a few times.
  4. Heat 1 1/2 to 2 inches of oil in a saucepan over medium heat to about 350 degrees.
  5. Drop the batter into the oil using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop or 1/8 cup measuring cup. Cook until golden before flipping them over.
  6. Use a slotted spoon and a wooden chopstick for easy turning. Cook time will be about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes total.
  7. Transfer the fritters to a paper towel lined wire rack placed over a baking sheet to cool slightly.
  8. Dust with confectioner’s sugar and serve warm

Additional Notes:

  1. Use a combination of apples for best results. Try a mix of Fuji, Piñata, Pink Lady or Gala.
  2. To make these ahead of time or to reheat leftover fritters, warm in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for about 5 to 6 minutes and dust with additional confectioner’s sugar.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 394
  • Protein Content: 6g
  • Fat Content: 22g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 46g
  • Fiber Content: 2g
  • Sodium Content: 363mg
  • Sugar Content: 21g