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Candy corn glaze on fried fritters.
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Apple Fritters with Candy Corn Sauce

Fried fluffy apple fritters with homemade candy corn sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple fritters, candy corn
Servings: 6
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Ilona


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups apples chopped
  • 2 cups oil
  • 1/2 cup candy corn
  • 1 Tbsp. water


  • In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon, set aside.
  • In another bowl whisk eggs with milk and vanilla extract.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet, mix with spatula.
  • Add chopped apples, mix all ingredients together until well combined with spatula or spoon, don't over mix.
  • Preheat frying pan with oil, you can use candy thermometer if you have one until it reaches 360 F/365 F temperature. Otherwise, heat the oil until hot.
  • Drop about 1/4 cup of the batter to the oil, fry for about 2-3 minutes. Flip and fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add candy corn and water to the saucepan, cook on low-medium heat for 2-4 minutes, whisk all the time until candy corn will dissolve. Pour the sauce over fritters.



  • You might need more than 2 cups of oil, it depends how big is your frying pan.
  • You can use candy thermometer to fry your fritters, just heat oil until the temperature reads 360 F/365 F. Otherwise if you don't have thermometer heat oil until it is hot.
  • Candy corn sauce might be sticky. This will depend on few factors. If you store fritters in hot humid condition, the glaze will be more watery. If you store fritters in colder environment, the glaze will be harder.
  • What apples to use? You can use any that you have, however keep in mind that some apples might be mushy after frying. If you would like firm friedcake pick: Granny Smith, Gala, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious etc.


    Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg