Country-Style Apple Fritters


In the fall these apple fritters have become a tradition in my family. I make them with fresh-picked apples and they always make breakfast and snack time a tasty treat. These are best eaten fresh and warm. Dust with powdered sugar or cinnamon-sugar.

apple fritters on plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
10 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or more to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 medium apples - peeled, cored, and chopped, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 large egg, beaten

  • 1 quart oil for frying, or as needed


  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl; stir to blend. Stir in apples, milk, and egg.

  2. Fill a deep-fryer or Dutch oven half full with oil and heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. Working in batches if necessary, drop tablespoonfuls of batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
10g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 60mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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