As I was out running some errands last summer, I decided to stop by a local coffee shop that my friend worked at. I usual just order coffee or iced tea without anything to eat with it. As I was ordering my (decaf) coffee my friend Natasha offered me to try out their apple fritters. They looked pretty good but I wasn’t even sure what they were. I know… what? How do you not know what an apple fritter is? Anyways, I was well into the 3rd trimester of my pregnancy and my cravings were getting the best of me. So of course I couldn’t say so no to that yummy looking fried thing. Being the good friend Natasha is, she warmed up the apple fritter for me so it would taste as if it was just made. Before I took a bite out of it, I smelled it. Yes I always smell my food before I eat it … I’m weird like that lol. It smelt absolutely heavenly. Well anything deep fried does 😉 As I took the first bite, the glaze melted in my mouth and I could taste the yummy deep fried goodness! Ahh it was so delicious! I finally got the chance to recreate this delicious treat at home and boy was I happy with the outcome 🙂 Apple fritters taste best when they are fresh, but just like any donut, you can always pop it in the microwave for a few seconds. I can’t wait for you all to give this recipe a try!
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Ingredients:
1 cup warm milk
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp yeast
3 cups (3 medium) apples diced
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp cinnamon
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp butter, softened
Oil for frying

Glaze:
4 cups powdered sugar
7 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:

1. In a large measuring cup or bowl combine 1 cup of warm milk and 3 tbsp of sugar. Then sprinkle the yeast over top and let it sit in a warm place for about 20 minutes or until it becomes foamy.

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2. Meanwhile, wash, peal, and dice the apples. Once the apples are diced, add fresh lemon juice and ground cinnamon and stir to combine.

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3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs and add them to the milk and yeast mixture.

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4. In the bowl of a stand mixer add the flour and salt. Then mix in the yeast mixture using the paddle attachment.

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5. Add the softened butter and apples and mix to combine.

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6. Cover the mixer bowl with plastic wrap and place it in a warm place for about 1 hour for the dough to rise.

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7. Fill a heavy bottomed pot with 1 inch of corn oil and bring the temperature to medium high heat. Scoop 1/4 cup of the dough and place it in the pot.

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8. Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side of the fritter or until golden brown. Transfer to a dish lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil.

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9. In a bowl combine 4 cups of powdered sugar, 7 tbsp of milk, and 1 tsp of vanilla. This will be the glaze.

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10. Once the fritters have cooled a little, dip the entire fritter into the glaze and transfer to a cooling rack.

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Glazed Apple Fritters
 
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Serves: 20 fritters
Ingredients
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 3 cups (3 medium) apples diced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened
  • Oil for frying
  • Glaze:
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 7 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. In a large measuring cup or bowl combine 1 cup of warm milk and 3 tbsp of sugar. Then sprinkle the yeast over top and let it sit in a warm place for about 20 minutes or until it becomes foamy.
  2. Meanwhile, wash, peal, and dice the apples. Once the apples are diced, add fresh lemon juice and ground cinnamon and stir to combine.
  3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs and add them to the milk and yeast mixture.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer add the flour and salt. Then mix in the yeast mixture using the paddle attachment.
  5. Add the softened butter and apples and mix to combine.
  6. Cover the mixer bowl with plastic wrap and place it in a warm place for about 1 hour for the dough to rise.
  7. Fill a heavy bottomed pot with 1 inch of corn oil and bring the temperature to medium high heat. Scoop ¼ cup of the dough and place it in the pot.
  8. Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side of the fritter or until golden brown. Transfer to a dish lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
  9. In a bowl combine 4 cups of powdered sugar, 7 tbsp of milk, and 1 tsp of vanilla. This will be the glaze.
  10. Once the fritters have cooled a little, dip the entire fritter into the glaze and transfer to a cooling rack.