This is one of my favorite dishes ever. Every time I make a batch, it's gone in minutes


Picture this: sinking your teeth into a piping hot apple fritter, its crisp exterior giving way to a tender, sweet apple-filled center. That enchanting aroma that fills your kitchen has a way of conjuring memories of cozy Sunday mornings and delightful family breakfasts. Apple fritters, in all their golden-brown glory, possess the unique power to usher us into comforting, cherished moments. They're not just a treat or a brunch item; they become a beloved part of our culinary memories.

A personal tale comes to mind — a tale of how these delectable apple fritters found their way into my life and heart. Picture a brisk autumn day, the air perfumed with the heartwarming scent of apples and cinnamon. A small, hidden bakery, nestled within a serene street, caught my attention, its window showcasing a tempting array of pastries. Once inside, a kindly baker with a warm smile handed me a freshly fried apple fritter. That first bite was an instant teleportation to simpler times, filled with unbridled laughter and homely treats. From that instant, the quest to encapsulate that magical moment into a recipe I could call my own commenced.

Apple Fritters Recipe


1.5 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons applesauce

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/3 cup milk

2 large eggs

2 large apples, peeled, cored, and diced

Vegetable oil for frying

For the Glaze:

1/4 cup milk

2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.

Integrate applesauce and cinnamon, mixing thoroughly.

Whisk milk and eggs in a separate bowl, then add to dry ingredients, stirring until a uniform batter is achieved.

Gently incorporate the diced apples.

Heat vegetable oil (about 2 inches deep) in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat until it reaches 375°F.

Scoop and drop dollops of batter into the hot oil, frying until they achieve a golden-brown color and ensuring thorough cooking, about 2-3 minutes per side. Work in batches to prevent overcrowding.

Use a slotted spoon to remove fritters from the oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain excess oil.

For the Glaze:

Mix milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, ensuring a smooth, pourable consistency.

Generously drizzle the glaze over warm fritters.

Dear reader, I encourage you to preserve this recipe and undertake your very own apple fritter expedition. Let the exquisite scent envelop your kitchen, captivate your senses, and transport you to a comforting, nostalgic space. Apple fritters have this incredible knack for crafting special moments and memories, harkening back to simpler, joyful times. Gather your ingredients, infuse a dash of love, and embark on a journey towards apple fritter excellence!

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