Saturday, October 4, 2014

Apple Fritter Rings

It's autumn and we are enjoying apples every-which-way these days.  Once a year we have apple fritters...this year they became apple ring fritters.  I used a mandolin slicer to get thin (1/3 inch) slices and a dollar store apple corer to remove the core.

Apple Ring Fritters
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 large tart apples
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Blend flour, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat eggs and add milk; pour into flour mixture, stirring until smooth. 
  3. Peel, core and cut apples into thin slices.
  4. In an electric skillet or a heavy frying pan, heat oil to 375°. 
  5. Dip apple rings into batter to coat and place into hot oil.
  6. Fry several at a time until golden...turning over to cook on both sides. 
  7. Drain on paper towels. 
  8. Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over hot fritters.  Or, serve warm with syrup.
Yield: about 18 - 24 fritters

And just for the fun of it...I tried apple ring pancakes using the very same method.

  • Peel the apples. 
  • Remove core. *If you do not have a corer, slice first and then use a biscuit cutter to cut out center circle.
  • Slice thinly.
  • Dip each apple slice into your favorite pancake batter. (I added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to the batter).
  • Transfer the apple slices to greased and pre-heated skillet. 
  • Cook on medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes, and then flip. 
  • Cook until golden brown.
  • Drizzle with syrup and enjoy!
 Both the fritters and the pancakes were great.  My pick?  The fritters, of course!


  1. Those apple fritters look perfect! We have an Apple Butter and Cheese Festival in my home town and these are served up by the 1,000's but I've never tried to make them myself. I must make these - it's apple season after all and you make it sound so easy. Happy weekend to you and yours!

  2. We just made those apple ring pancakes for breakfast and they were so delicious. We sprinkled cinnamon and lemon juice over the maple syrup. Thank you for this great idea Judy.

  3. These looked so yummy that I instantly fired up the griddle and got to work making some for my husband and I. These were amazingly, good! As my husband would say....."It's a Keeper".

  4. Apple fritter rings are a fav at our house .. and I have made both the fritters and the pancakes (gf of course) but, like you, I prefer the fritters over the pancakes -- not that the pancakes aren't good too.

  5. All I can say is "dust off that Fry Daddy, I'm going in"!