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Apple pancake fritters

Easy apple fritter coated with simple batter and deep-fried. Ideal for breakfast or it can also be served as dessert dusted with cinnamon-sugar or glazed with chocolate sauce or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 102kcal


  • 2 apples (any firm variety)

For batter/ coating

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
  • 1 tablespoons Unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup full fat milk (+ 2 tablespoon)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups Neutral oil for frying

For Cinnamon Sugar coating

  • 1/2 cup White Castor Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon


  • For Cinnamon Sugar coating - In a mixing bowl add castor sugar and cinnamon. Keep it aside.
  • In a small bowl mix all dry ingredients listed under batter.
  • Whisk in melted butter, egg, vanilla extract, and milk to the dry ingredients. The batter has to be smooth and lump-free.
  • Cut apple into slices with medium thickness (not too thin or too thick). Using apple corer or a knife remove the center (the core) of apple slices.
  • In a deep frying pan/sauce pan heat oil to medium heat.
  • When the oil reaches 365F (185C) in a kitchen thermometer or when you drop a spoonful of batter to the pan and the batter sizzles and rises to the top (refer the video below) , the oil is ready for frying.
  • Dip one apple slice at a time to the batter, coat well on both sides and slowly drop into the oil by hand or a fork. Within seconds the apple rings would rise and float.
  • Repeat the above process and drop 1 or 2 more apple slices well coated with batter.
  • Fry for 1 minute on each side or until it is nice golden in colour.
  • Use tongs to remove apple fritters, drain excess oil, and keep it in a kitchen towel lined plate.
  • Before frying, another batch let the oil heat for some time and reach 365F (185C).
  • While the fritters are still warm, dip one fritter at a time to the cinnamon-sugar mixture prepared in step 1. Coat well on both sides.
  • Don't miss the detailed Video of making Apple Fritters below.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg