Apple Fritters

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by chia2160

The Chanukah tradition of frying in oil is considered the culinary equivalent of lighting a menorah. A deep-fat thermometer is an essential tool for deep-frying; check that your oil returns to 375°F between batches; this prevents the food from absorbing it. This recipe is Sarah Molten's and she served it with- what else?--brisket.

Top Review by Redneck Epicurean

These were great. I had my doubts about beer, but it was really good! I only got to eat about three (I used real sugar and the carbs were a no-no) and hauled the rest to the guy who donated the beer. He loved them! I did do things a bit different than apple slices. I diced them up because my apples were so small and I added more apples than it called for because I love apples (I used Granny Smiths). Great little treat, Chia!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together flour, granulated sugar, and salt, then add beer, and whisk to combine.
  2. Heat oil in a deep fryer (or a 5-quart heavy pot), until the thermometer registers 375°F.
  3. Dip apple slices in batter, shaking off excess, and fry, about 8 at a time, until golden, about 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
  4. Transfer fritters with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain.
  5. Serve warm, dusted with confectioners' sugar.

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