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apple fritter recipe

Homemade Apple Fritter Recipe with Cinnamon and Sugar

This Homemade Apple Fritter Recipe with Cinnamon and Sugar is honestly one of the easiest recipes to make of all time. It takes maybe 25 minutes from start to finish, and they are so incredibly delicious that you won't believe it took such a short time to make. These apple fritters are a winner!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 110kcal


  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • pinch of Kosher salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups of whole milk
  • 4 each small to medium sized gala and granny smith apples peeled, cored and small diced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup of sugar mixed with 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • toppings: vanilla bean ice cream and honey


  • Preheat some frying oil in a medium size pot to 375°.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate large bowl whisk together the eggs and milk and then pour it into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • In another separate large bowl mix the diced apples with the lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg and fold the apples into the batter until combined.
  • Using a 2 large serving spoons, spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons of batter at a time into the oil and cook for 3 to 4 minutes while constantly moving it around. Be sure it is golden brown and cooked through out. Note: I could cook about 6-8 at a time in the oil.
  • Drain the oil off of the fried apple fritters and toss in a bowl with the combined sugar and cinnamon mixture and serve with ice cream and honey.



NOTE: nutritional information does not include ice cream and honey.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg