Apple Fritters with Apple Juice Glaze

No doubt, a granny smith apple is delicious straight off the tree, but uhm — have you ever tried grating it into a batter and deep frying it and then covering it in an apple flavoured icing? Get to it, buddy!

Preparation time Prep: 10 mins
cook 10 mins
set 20 mins

You will need:

  • 1 granny smith apple
  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • ⅔ cup warm oat milk
  • 7g dry active yeast
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
For the icing
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 1 granny smith apple, cut into matchsticks for serving
Recipe: Simon Toohey


  • 1In a large bowl combine the flour, warm oat milk, warm water, salt, sugars and yeast.
  • 2Grate the fresh granny smith apple, add to the batter mixture and stir through. Leave for 20 minutes.
  • 3Heat oil to around 170–180°C. To make fritters, use your hands or a spoon to drop large, beautiful globs of apple batter into the oil and leave to cook for 7–8 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • 4Add icing sugar to a bowl and whisk in the apple juice one tablespoon at a time until resembling a glaze consistency.
  • 5Take out the apple fritters and drain on a paper towel. Drizzle the glaze on top and finish with fresh apple matchsticks.
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