Chanukah Apple Fritters

These apple fritters are light, flavorful, and perfect for Chanukah.

yields: 40 Fritters
Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 15 Min

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  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 cup apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • Confectioner's sugar


Preheat the oil to 350 degees in a deep fryer or deep pot. Whisk milk, egg and melted butter in a bowl. Add sugar, juice, zest, apple and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Stir dry mixture into milk mixture until moistened. Drop tablespoons of batter into the hot oil. Fry until golden, turning to bown evenly. Remove and drain on paper towels. Cook and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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