Super Easy Apple Fritters

How to make the easiest and fall's most favorite treat, apple fritters!

How to make the easiest apple fritters! It’s fall, it’s cold and wet and it’s Sunday afternoon. The TV is blaring in the background with the boys enjoying football. The day couldn’t be more perfect to make these fall favorites.
How to make the easiest and super delicious apple fritters!

Apple Fritters
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Super simple and delicious fall treat.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
  1. 2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  3. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  4. 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  5. 1 tsp. salt
  6. 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  7. 2 eggs
  8. 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  9. 3/4 cup milk
  10. 4 medium size granny smith apples (or of choice)
  11. canola oil for frying
  12. powdered sugar for dusting (optional)
  1. Heat 1-2 inches of oil over medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl mix all the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients (vanilla extract through milk) making sure melted butter is not hot.
  3. Peel and core apples and cut into large chunks. Place in food processor (making sure not to overcrowd) and pulse until small bits. DO NOT OVER-PROCESS.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir using a spatula. Add apples and stir to incorporate.
  5. Gently drop tablespoons of batter into hot oil and fry until golden brown on each side. Once fried place on a cookie rack layered with paper towels to drain excess oil.
  6. Dust with powdered sugar and serve warm.
Lady Diana's Pearls

apple-fritters-3How to make the easiest and fall's most favorite treat, apple fritters!Hello friends and welcome back! Today’s recipe is a great one for the fall season. It’s super easy to make with the most taxing part perhaps being the waiting and watching of the frying process. If you blink you can easily ruin a batch. In my opinion granny smith apples are the best choice for this recipe because of their tartness. The apples are enhanced with the sweet cinnamon giving you amazing flavor!

I also prefer to use a food processor as opposed to chopping the apples by hand. This way it’s done quickly and all come out in perfect little bits (I don’t like chunks). I processed two batches to avoid overcrowding but be careful not to over process or you’ll end up with apple sauce instead.

This recipe will make lots of fritters, although I didn’t count as I was too distracted testing them (wink)! I dusted them with powdered sugar but you can also use sugared cinnamon or warm maple syrup. Trust me when I tell you these didn’t last long! 

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