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apple fritters

Apple Fritters Recipe

Learn to make apple fritters from scratch, it's so simple and easy to make at home.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American


  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Spoons
  • Tong
  • Wire rack
  • Pan


  • 3 Nos Apples (finely chopped)
  • 1 Cup All purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1.5 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 3 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Nos Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp Melted butter
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Cup Powdered sugar
  • Cooking oil for frying


How to make batter

  • In a bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar.
    dry ingredients
  • In another¬†bowl whisk the egg, vanilla essence, and milk together along with melted butter
    wet ingredients
  • Pour the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and mix the batter with a spatula or spoon
    apple batter
  • Wash, peel, core, and cut the apples into small chunks, transfer them in a bowl and mix with lemon juice until well coated.
    apple chunks with lemon juice
  • Now add the apples to the batter and fold them in.
    apple chunks mixed in batter
  • Using a spoon, scoop in a good amount of batter into the hot oil and allow them to fry until a bit over golden brown.
    fry apple fritters in hot oil
  • Once fried put them on a wire rack for cooling.
    fried apple fritters

How to make Glaze

  • Add powdered sugar in to a bowl and then add a small quantity of water. Keep adding water in batches and stir until you get the thickness you want.
    glaze for apple fritters

Final step

  • Dip them in the glaze . Allow the glaze to dry for a few minutes.
    apple fritters dipped in glaze
  • Then you can serve them for breakfast, brunch, or just as a snack during the day.
    glazed apple fritters



You can increase or decrease the apple quantity as per your liking.
Frying slightly over golden brown makes apple fritters more crispy.
Keyword Best homemade apple fritters