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Hi! Happy saturday morning, lovies! I present to you: Apple Fritters aka the easiest donuts ever. Typically, donuts are made of a yeasted dough that takes over an hour and a half to rise. These apple fritters, however, do not have yeast in the dough, so you can go from flour, butter, and cinnamon in a bowl to donuts in 30 minutes. Delicious breakfast in no time? Now that’s my kind of saturday morning. 

In addition, I’m caving in and starting to make fall recipes. Get ready for apples, cinnamon, and- my favorite- pumpkin. I just got the cutest new fall boots, am planning an apple-picking trip, and am dreaming up boozy apple cider cocktails. Fall is officially here and I’m ready.

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If you’re remotely a fan of donuts (which, let’s be honest, who isn’t?), I urge you to get up and out of bed and make a batch of these babies. Plus, they’re mini, which means you can enjoy two times the amount with half the calories. Duh.

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Apple Fritter Bites

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3 dozen fritters 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled & cubed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Heat up oil in pan or fryer to 375°F (190°C). In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Create a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the eggs, vanilla, milk, and butter. Whisk the wet ingredients together in the center.
  2. Then, using a spatula, fold the wet and dry ingredients together until just combined.
  3. Fold the apples into the batter.
  4. Add about 1 tablespoon of batter into the heated oil. It should take about 30 seconds for each side of the fritters to become golden brown. Any less and they will be doughy on the inside. Much more and they will get soggy. Once golden brown remove from the oil and set on paper towel to drain.
  5. As the fritters are frying, whisk together the powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and milk, adjusting powdered sugar and milk accordingly until the desired consistency is reached. Dip the fritters into the sugar and allow to cool on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

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12 comments

Erin | The Law Student's Wife
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BEST SATURDAY EVERRRR!

Thalia @ butter and brioche
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I am seriously impressed with how delicious these little apple fritters are! Great recipe.. thanks for sharing it.

Broma Bakery
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Thanks Thalia! They were so easy, there’s no excuse not to make them!

Manali @ CookWithManali
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This is just the perfect start to the fall!

Denise | Sweet Peas & Saffron
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These apple fritter bites look absolutely amazing! Apple fritters are my favorite donuts, and love that these are mini…although in my house, that makes them way easier to have just one more…over and over 😉

Broma Bakery
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Mini just means fewer calories right? Right.

Amanda @ Cookie Named Desire
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Yo! These are so freaking delicious. I made these Sunday and they were disappearing as fast as I made them. You should just update the recipe to make double cause that’s how many people are going to have to make.

Broma Bakery
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Hahaha, I KNOW! Our batch was gone on the same day. So glad you liked!!

Monique @ Ambitious Kitchen
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Hi! Sorry I haven’t written you back via email yet. Things have been a bit crazy. I promise to follow up with you soon! I’m excited for your new adventures blogging. I have no doubt that you will be successful. I still read all of your posts and LOVE Broma so so much! Talk soon!
ps. these fritters = amazzzzzzzzzzzzzeeee

Broma Bakery
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Hi hi hi! Not to worry, I figured with all the big changes. Looking forward to hearing from you!
The fritters ARE amaze. You should totally make a healthy version 🙂

Abby
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Just made these at home…. Turned out so well! Thanks for sharing 🙂

Broma Bakery
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So glad to hear it! It’s really remarkable how much flavor they pack. Thanks for commenting!

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