Apple Fritters

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 18 to 22 fritters
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 15 min
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Ingredients

Fritters:

4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 tablespoons baking powder

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 cup milk

1/4-ounce dry active yeast

1 cup medium-diced apples

Glaze:

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/4 cup caramel

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 gallon vegetable oil

1/2 cup powdered sugar, for dusting

Directions

  1. For the fritters: To prepare the dough, stir together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, milk and yeast in a bowl, mixing and folding until smooth and well incorporated. Next, add the apples and again stir to mix thoroughly. After mixing, place on a floured counter and cover with a damp towel or wax paper for 30 minutes, allowing the dough to rest. 
  2. For the glaze: During the rest period for the dough, whisk together the powdered sugar, caramel, maple syrup, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon water in a bowl, stirring well. 
  3. Preheat the fryer or a 2-gallon pot with the vegetable oil to 350 degrees F. Once the oil is heated and the dough has rested, portion out the dough to 3-ounce portions and fry until golden brown, flipping once during cooking to ensure even cooking. Once cooked for 5 minutes, remove and place on a plate with a paper towel covering. Repeat the process, and then finish with the glaze and dust with powdered sugar.
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9 Reviews

Pat M.

Sorrowful recipe.  It should be saved for professional cooks w/prof. Equipment.  Greasy, and  ohh, so bad; left grease band around inside of mouth. Had this years ago at a restaurant in collegevile, pa.  Light, excellent texture and flavor.  Have not had this delish of a dessert ever again.   Foodnetwork should consider recipes that can be made at home with equipment that won't ruin what might be a good recipe.   Professional fryer may help.  I used a Dutch oven with correct temp but to no avail.   Extremely disappointing nod waste of time, effort and money.  Leaves a lousy feeling when a recipe fails.   I'm considered an excellent cook by family but this recipe should be removed.  

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