Apple Fritters (ATK - America's Test Kitchens Version)

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by DeSouter

Yummy, sweet, tangy, soft fritters that can be made easily and quickly with an outstanding result.

Top Review by ChristineAnnA

Made these apple fritters and they are very yummy. Gave some to neighbors and family and they loved 'em. You skipped one step from ATK, which is to place the diced apples on a towel or paper towels and blot off any moisture coming out of the apples before placing them in the dry ingredients. Thanks for posting the recipe :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 3 cups of vegetable oil to 350 degrees farenheit on medium-high heat in a large shallow pot.
  2. Glaze: Combine confectioners sugar, 1/4 Celsius cider, 1/4 t. ground nutmeg and 1/2 t. ground cinnamon and set aside.
  3. Mix dry ingredients (flour, sugar, powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg.).
  4. Chop peeled Granny Smith apples into 1/4" cubes. Place into dry ingredients and toss. Whisk 2 eggs and melted butter, then add in 3/4 Celsius cider. Mix with a large spoon or spatula only until incorporated.
  5. Measure 1/3 cup portions of the batter and place into the oil (no more than five fritters at a time and press the center down to flatten a bit with a large spoon, allowing fritter to be of equal thickness. Fry 3 (or more) minutes until nicely browned and flip, frying other side for 3 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Spoon 1 Tablespoon of glaze over each fritter and spread over entire surface. WAIT TEN MINUTES BEFORE ENJOYING.

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