• Apple Fritter Bites

    By food contributor Brittany

    apple fritter bites

    September is here and in my mind I instantly think about apples and baking.  You might remember these apple cider donuts from last year that I made, and I wanted to go in that same route but with something a little simpler.  If you’re feeling like donuts but don’t feel like doing all the work, fritters are the way to go! This recipe requires little effort and you can whip these up in 30 minutes with prep time.  Perfect for a yummy breakfast or an sweet afternoon snack.
    keep reading for the recipe…

    Apple Fritter Bites
    makes about 2 dozen

    vegetable oil for frying
    1 1/2 cups flour
    1/4 cup granulated sugar
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    2/3 cup milk
    2 eggs, beaten
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    2 tbsp. butter, melted
    2 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled & cubed
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. vanilla
    1/4 cup milk
    Heat up oil in pan or fryer to 350F. Mix dry ingredients together- flour, sugar, baking powder, salt cinnamon set aside. In another bowl add eggs and lightly beat them. Add in vanilla and milk to the eggs and mix together. Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients, fold it gently until not quite combined, then add in melted butter and mix. Fold in cubed, peeled apples into the batter.
    easy apple fritters
    Add about 1 tablespoon of batter into the heated oil.  I like mine a little flatter, and dragged the spoon as I dropped the batter creating more surface area. Once golden brown remove from the oil and set on paper towel to drain. Dip fritters into the glaze while still warm. I preferred mine to sit for about 30 minutes I found the flavors to enhance more.

    apple fritters

    apple fritters


    1. Erlene said… October 6, 2014 2:51 pm

      Omgosh this looks wonderful and apple fritters are one of our favorite types of doughnuts. Will definitely be trying this out. Pinned.

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    3. Kim said… September 30, 2014 12:21 pm

      How much oil would you put in the pan to fry these?

      • Brittany said… September 30, 2014 8:09 pm

        1 quart of oil or enough to fill your pot 3-4 inches high

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    5. Alexis said… September 26, 2014 5:56 pm

      These look amazing! I definitely have to try them out. How much oil would I have to use for frying in a pan?

      • Brittany said… September 30, 2014 8:10 pm

        1 quart of oil or enough to fill your pot 3-4 inches high

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    9. Nadine said… September 19, 2014 10:56 am

      I need these right now!!!! They look amazing 🙂

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    11. Broma Bakery said… September 16, 2014 8:08 am

      Walking with my computer to my kitchen right now to make these. I’m so serious.

    12. Thalia @ butter and brioche said… September 12, 2014 6:54 pm

      Wow these apple fritter bites look good! I definitely will be recreating the recipe and making a salted caramel sauce to drench them in.. thanks for the recipe!

    13. Julie said… September 9, 2014 11:34 am

      Oh no, the title has a typo! These also look extremely delicious!

      • Liz Stanley said… September 9, 2014 1:16 pm

        ha ha thanks! corrected it 🙂

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