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Apple Cider Fritters

 

 

Apple Cider Fritters are delicious and made with warm bits of apple, fresh apple cider with a cinnamon and sugar topping.

Apple Cider Fritters are delicious and made with warm bits of apple, fresh apple cider with a cinnamon and sugar topping.

WHEW!!! I got this recipe for Apple Cider Fritters posted just in the nick of time, being that October is Apple Month and I only have a few days left. I actually made these beauties a couple of weeks ago after my hubby and I took a drive to our local apple picking farm. We look forward to visiting there every Fall to pick apples, get our pumpkins and mums and of course, get apple cider doughnuts. It was the first year the girls weren’t with us so we bought some to take home and they were gone in no time flat. Since we only seem to enjoy them once a year, I decided to try to make my own version; however, I don’t own a doughnut pan so I made these Apple Cider Fritters instead.

Apple Cider Fritters

Apple Cider Fritters are delicious and made with warm bits of apple, fresh apple cider with a cinnamon and sugar topping. I used McIntosh apples for this recipe, but you can use whichever kind you like. I also didn’t want to dig my fryer out of storage since I was only going to be frying a small amount, so I used a small saucepan to heat the oil on top of the stove instead. Just make sure there is plenty of room in your pot for the fritters to submerge in the oil.

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Choose an oil suitable for deep frying like Canola, Vegetable, or Sunflower for example, not Olive Oil. These fritters also taste best fresh from the fryer, as many fried foods do, and don’t hold up as well 1-2 days later. Trust me, I tried. So you’ll just have to make the ultimate sacrifice and eat them all at once or if you’re feeling extra generous, invite some friends over to share them with you. ~Enjoy!

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Apple Cider Fritters
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Apple Cider Fritters are delicious and made with warm bits of apple, fresh apple cider with a cinnamon and sugar topping.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 18 Fritters
Author: Carrie's Experimental Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 c . Apple Cider
  • ½ c . Grated Peeled Apple
  • ¼ c . + 2 tbsp. Granulated Sugar divided
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 tsp . Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon divided
  • ½ tsp . Vanilla Extract
  • 2 c . All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp . Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp . Salt
  • 1-2 c . Canola Oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Heat apple cider over high heat until it has reduced to ½ cup; then allow to cool slightly.
  2. In a bowl, combine the grated apple, 2 tbsp. sugar, egg, lemon juice, 1 tsp. cinnamon, vanilla, and apple cider. Mix Well.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder and salt to the apple mixture. Mix well.
  4. Combine ¼ cup sugar and 1 tbsp. sugar in a small bowl; set aside.
  5. Heat oil until it reaches 375 degrees. (If you are using a pot on the stove versus a fryer, make sure you can submerge the fritters in the oil).
  6. Slowly drop a heaping tablespoon of the batter into the hot oil and allow the fritter to fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. You will have to do this in batches depending on the size of your fryer/pot.
  7. Remove the fritters and drain on paper towels to remove excess oil; then coat in the cinnamon and sugar mixture. Best when eaten warm.

 

Apple Cider Fritters are delicious and made with warm bits of apple, fresh apple cider with a cinnamon and sugar topping.

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9 Comments

  1. Thalia @ butter and brioche
    October 27, 2014 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    I am a massive apple fritter fan and regularly make them.. but never had tried an apple cider version before! Definitely a delicious addition that I need to try!!

  2. Beverley
    October 31, 2014 at 5:22 am - Reply

    so yummy! thank you thank you xoxo

    • carrieexpktchn@optonline.net
      October 31, 2014 at 1:37 pm - Reply

      They really were Beverley; though you have to eat them fresh from the fryer. They don’t hold up well the next day. xo

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  6. Caroline
    June 21, 2017 at 10:56 am - Reply

    Hi I love this. Could you please tell me if it’s apple cider vinegar? Or something else? Many thanks

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