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

Recipe by DeSouter
READY IN: 22mins




  • Heat 3 cups of vegetable oil to 350 degrees farenheit on medium-high heat in a large shallow pot.
  • Glaze: Combine confectioners sugar, 1/4 Celsius cider, 1/4 t. ground nutmeg and 1/2 t. ground cinnamon and set aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients (flour, sugar, powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg.).
  • 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.
  • 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.