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Easy Cinnamon Apple Fritters Recipe

Apple rings sprinkled with cinnamon before being dipped in a light arrowroot batter and fried in coconut oil. Drizzle with cinnamon glaze for a quick and delicious fall breakfast or a with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 289kcal


For Apples:

  • 3 large apples (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp maple sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • ¼ tsp lemon juice

For Batter:

For Glaze (optional):


For the Apples:

  • Peel, core, and slice the apples into 5 slices each.
  • In a medium size bowl, combine the apple slices with lemon juice, cinnamon, maple or coconut sugar.
  • Gently mix until all the apple slices are evenly coated.
  • Set the apples aside.

For the Batter:

  • Place 1 inch of coconut oil for frying in a skillet and heat.
  • While the oil is heating, in another bowl prepare the batter by combining and mixing together the arrowroot, maple sugar, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
  • Add the eggs and maple syrup and stir to combine.
  • When the oil is hot, work in batches dipping each apple slice into the batter and dropping gently into the oil to fry.
  • Cook 1-2 minutes on each side then transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Repeat until all the apples are cooked.

For the Glaze:

  • Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl until combined.
  • Let apples cool slightly, then enjoy with the optional glaze listed above for breakfast or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert!


If you need to reheat these, broil in the oven for 2-4 minutes to crisp up the dough.
Nutrition info provided includes optional glaze.


Serving: 1fritter | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg