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Easy Apple Fritters

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I have been dying to try to make apple fritters for years and made sure to include it in my apple week. This recipe comes together quickly by using baking mix.

When I made them I wanted to try them with different coatings.  I decided to try half of them rolled in cinnamon and sugar with the other half covered in a glaze.  Then I asked my family which was preferred.  Out of my family of 5 it was 2 votes for cinnamon sugar and  3 votes for glaze.

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They were loved and devoured.  My husband who isn’t a fan of anything apple actually ask for me to make them again, and I did.  The cinnamon sugar coating is the easiest to do.  The glaze is messier to do and takes a little longer to do, but is also tasty.  The amounts for each of the coatings below are enough to cover a full recipe.  So if you want to give both a try, be sure to half the amounts below.

I really could have gone either way on the coating, but I was one of the votes for the cinnamon sugar because it was easier.  This will be a regular Fall treat for my family now. Enjoy these for breakfast or for dessert, either one would be great.

Apple Fritters with sugar

Apple Fritters Glazed

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Apple Fritters

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Ingredients
  

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups peeled and chopped apple I used Golden Delicious

Cinnamon Sugar Coating:

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon

Glaze Coating:

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp milk

Instructions
 

  • In deep fryer or 4-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil to 350°F.
  • While oil heats, prepare the fritters. In large bowl, combine the Bisquick mix, water, egg, granulated sugar and cinnamon. Fold in apple.
  • Working in batches, drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. I used my cookie scoop for the batter. I also found it easiest to cook no more than 6 at a time.Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning occasionally, or until golden brown.
  • Use a metal slotted spoon to remove fritters from oil; drain on paper towels for a minute.
  • If using the cinnamon sugar coating, roll in the combined mixture now. And enjoy the fritters while still warm.
  • If using the glaze coating, you need to let the fritters cool. You don’t want the glaze to melt right off. Once cooled, roll in the glaze and place the glazed fritters on a cooling rack with a cookie sheet of piece of wax paper place underneath to catch any glaze that may drip off. Allow the glaze to harden and enjoy.
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21 Comments

  1. I just tried them and they were delicious, but my guy has to have a more healthy choice, is there any way to make them in a cupcake pan?

  2. Being diabetic, but really craving something I shouldn’t I added extra apples, used brown sugar and extra cinnamon, they came out Great. Want to try with gluten free mix next time. So easy and extra apples supplied the sweetness I was craving. Also used rest of apples before they became mealy. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Being diabetic, but really craving something I shouldn’t I added extra apples, used brown sugar and extra cinnamon, they came out Great. Want to try with gluten free mix next time. So easy and extra apples supplied the sweetness I was craving. Also used rest of apples before they became mealy. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. And I also vote for Glaze! Amazing photos, my nephews will surely love your Apple Fritters recipe, I can’t wait to give it a try!Thanks for sharing your tips!

  9. And I also vote for Glaze! Amazing photos, my nephews will surely love your Apple Fritters recipe, I can’t wait to give it a try!Thanks for sharing your tips!

  10. I was just thinking of rolling them in powdered sugar, no glaze. The cinnamon sugar sounds good. The ones I used to get and loved, were glazed. I have never made them myself.

  11. I was just thinking of rolling them in powdered sugar, no glaze. The cinnamon sugar sounds good. The ones I used to get and loved, were glazed. I have never made them myself.

  12. Oo! Why do I have a fear of deep frying/hot oil!?!! Maybe I can push past my fear and try these. My family would be thrilled!

  13. Oo! Why do I have a fear of deep frying/hot oil!?!! Maybe I can push past my fear and try these. My family would be thrilled!