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Apple fritters are amazing because to me they are just that good.

Amazing Fried Apple Fritters - TSLC

I love just about any kind of fritter but I think this one is my favorite.  We don’t have these often because I can’t leave them alone! Children will love them, too.  Serve these for breakfast with a variety of toppings such as honey, powdered sugar, caramel sauce, syrup or whatever your family likes.  We love to sprinkle with powdered sugar and drizzle with honey.

Apple fritters will become one of your favorite recipes.

2 large apples (I have used all kinds of apples for this recipe) peeled, cored and chopped or cut in chunks
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 eggs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla flavoring
Oil for frying
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl with a whisk.  Set aside.  In a small bowl combine milk, eggs, vanilla, butter and beat with whisk.  Combine two bowls pouring the smaller into the larger and mixing well.  Peel, core, and cut up apples and fold into the batter.  Pour enough oil into skillet to make about 1/4 inch.  Heat oil and drop spoonfuls of batter into hot oil. (I use an ice cream scoop). Cook until brown on one side, flip and continue frying until both sides are good and brown.  Remove and drain on paper towels.  Makes about 1 1/2 dozen fritters depending on what size you make them. 
If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Banana Beignets.
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  1. Do you put a glaze on them?

  2. Do these freeze well? Thanks!

  3. Made these for my husband, me and one of our sons, I did use apple pie filling and they were so very awesome!!! We didn’t have but a few left….had to have a nap after……thank you so much, enjoying your site sooooo much!!

  4. Can’t wait to try!!

  5. Making these this morning…

  6. Thank you for this recipe ~ it sounds delish, but even better, it seems easy to do! I liked it ’cause 1) it isn’t deep fried and 2) it doesn’t use those instant biscuits. I’ve made them w/those biscuits, but it has that ‘certain taste’ I didn’t care for. I always keep apple pie filling on hand, so like Marsha W., I’m curious if that would do? I hope someone will give me a clue! Thank you, I think your page is wonderful.

  7. Will the apples be soft if not precooked.

  8. Yum, cannot wait to try,thank you!

  9. was just wondering if apple pie filling would work in these also? even if you could use a little bit of the filling for the batter, it makes more sense to use the filling, i dont know, but i will try both, thank you for the fritter recipe. “your page is awsome” M.W.:)

  10. Splenda makes a 1/2 sugar 1/2 Splenda brown sugar mix. Maybe that would help him. I’m sure you could count the carbs on the package. Mine is diabetic too.

  11. wonderful and so easy to make

  12. Hi…I was wondering if I can make these with Splenda as my husband is a diabetic..Thanks!!

  13. Made these for Breakfast My Husband just loved them they were great!!thank You for posting them..

  14. OMGoodness !!!!! These are wonderful !!!!!! Thank you for such a good and easy recipe.

  15. I cannot wait to try these. They sound so much like the Apple Fritters
    that the Apple House in Pigon Forge Tennessee serves with all their meals.

  16. Cora Lea Gaither says:

    I am making these soon. Sounds wonderful. I like everything you can do with an apple, except cider.

  17. love all of your recipes, look forward to seeing more.

  18. I will be making these my Husband and I both love apple fritters,Thank you for the posting. I just bet your one of thoes amazing cook…

  19. Can not wait to try these Apple Fritters..They sound so good…And easy to make.

  20. Caterina Castelli says:

    Making today,,, It’s the last week of August, and yes I am pushing for the fall:) It’s a cooler day in Connecticut so it’s perfect. Can’t wait to see if the baby will eat them, she’s into trying anything new,, HERE GOES MAMA!! If they come out good, I’ll be making them all fall, with one execption, I can pick my own apples the next time around:)

  21. Must make these soon.Really anything thats apple and fried is always a great favourite. Yum.

  22. Looks really good, and I have apples ready to pick!

  23. Can I bake these instead of frying them?

  24. Debbie Osborne says:

    Oh my! These are delicious!!!! I didn’t use the honey, and I cut mine in half and dipped the cut end into the powered sugar. They were gobbled up! This recipe reminds me of the apple dumplings at fairs. I didn’t put ice cream along side these, but I know it would be awesome!!! Thank you for sharing!!!

  25. can frozen apples work in this recipe?

  26. I’m ALL over these, Judy! Can’t wait to try ’em. Love ya. Cindy

  27. I like the idea of using an ice cream scoop. These look great.

  28. I like this recipe because it’s not deep fried! And we love apple fritters so will have to try it. Thanks Judy.

  29. Amazing … sounds right to me! Apple fritters are one of my favorite things, I can’t wait to try these.

  30. They do look really amazing. Never had an apple fritter… really should try them.

  31. These are going to the top of my “to try” pile ~ looks delish!

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