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Pumpkin Spice Glazed Apple Fritters

Delicious pumpkin spiced apple fritters drenched in a sweet vanilla glaze! These are so easy to make and so easy to pop more than one in your mouth! #doughnuts #donuts #applefritters #sweets #dessert #foodnessgracious
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 596kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 large Granny Smith apple
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 cups canola oil
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp melted butter

For the glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup whole milk plus two tbsp


  • Peel and core the apple then dice into small squares.
  • Heat the oil until 375 degrees.
  • In a large pan, heat the apples, butter and brown sugar unto the liquid almost looks like a caramel sauce. Set aside.
  • In a bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and spice.
  • In another bowl whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and melted butter.
  • Slowly add the wet ingredients to the flour and stir gently.
  • Add the apples from the pan and combine.
  • Scoop up about a tablespoon of the batter and gently drop it into the hot oil.
  • Fry on one side for almost one minute then flip the fritters over to repeat on the other side.
  • Once the fritters are done, place them on some paper towels to absorb the grease.
  • Make the glaze and toss the fritters until coated.
  • Serve at once while still hot or reheat in a microwave for a few seconds,


Recipe adapted from The Pioneer Woman-


Serving: 1g | Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 82IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg