Apple Fritters. Make these delicious fritters at home with tart apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and a powdered sugar glaze. The secret ingredients is the apple juice. Apple cider from the orchard makes these donuts finger licking good.
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Best Homemade Apple Fritters

Make these delicious fritters at home with tart apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and a powdered sugar glaze. The secret ingredients is the apple juice. Apple cider from the orchard makes these donuts finger licking good.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Bakery
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, fall
Method: Fry
Skill Level: Advanced
Servings: 24
Calories: 372kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs separated
  • cups finely diced tart apples
  • Vegetable Oil for Frying
  • Powdered sugar
  • Apple Juice or Fresh Apple Cider

Instructions

  • Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside
  • Beat egg whites until stiff.
  • In a small bowl mix together buttermilk and egg yolks and add to flour mixture. Stir just until mixed thoroughly.
  • Fold beaten egg whites gently into batter.
  • Fold in finely diced apples.
  • Heat oil in heavy pan then drop batter by a tablespoon into hot oil. Cook one side until golden brown then flip over and cook backside until golden.
  • Remove hot fritters and allow to drain on rack with paper towels beneath.
  • Mix powdered sugar and apple juice in a small bowl until it is the consistency of thin icing.
  • Dip warm fritter in icing flipping to coat both sides.
  • Return iced fritter to rack for any excess icing to drain and icing to set.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9.8g | Saturated Fat: 5.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg