Gluten-free Apple Fritters

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Gluten-free Apple Fritters

Gluten-Free Apple Fritters

These gluten-free apple fritters are a family favourite! Satisfying, sweet, and cinnamon-spiced treat without the use of traditional wheat flour. They are perfect for a sweet afternoon treat or as a dessert, and the apple chunks provide a delightful burst of flavor in every bite. Enjoy these with a cup of coffee or tea for a delicious gluten-free indulgence. Enjoy!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 15 Fritters
Calories 141 kcal

Ingredients
  

Apple Fritters

  • ½ cup Tapioca Starch
  • 1 cup Cassava Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 6 tbsp Maple Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 cup Carbonated water
  • 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cup Peeled and diced apple
  • 1 tbsp Avocado oil (for frying)

Maple Glaze

  • ½ cup Coconut Butter
  • 4 tbsp Coconut Milk
  • 4 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract (low alcohol)
  • 1 pinch Celtic Sea Salt

Instructions
 

Fritters

  • In a mixing bowl, add cassava flour, tapioca starch, baking soda, sea salt, cinnamon, and maple sugar, and stir to combine. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add maple syrup, carbonated water, and apple cider vinegar. Stir until combined into a smooth batter. Gently fold apples into the batter.
  • Add avocado oil to a pot or deep pan and heat over medium to medium-high heat for frying.
    Divide the dough into 7 or 8 even sized pieces and slightly flatten the pieces.
    Gently lower each piece of dough into the hot oil so it is fully submerged and deep fry for about 2-2.5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Use a slotted spatula to remove the fritter from the oil and place on a cooling rack with parchment paper-lined baking sheet or paper towel-lined plate underneath to catch drained oil.
  • Let cool slightly and continue frying the remaining dough fritters. Serve apple fritters warm, with optional maple glaze. 

Maple Glaze

  • In a small saucepan, combine coconut butter, coconut milk, maple syrup, sea salt and vanilla extract over low heat.
    If glaze is too thick add extra coconut milk. Drizzle over Apple Fritters.

Notes

  • Frying Tip: Don’t overcrowd the pan when frying; this can lower the oil temperature and result in greasy fritters. Fry in batches if needed. Turn the fritters over with care using tongs or a slotted spoon to ensure even cooking.

Nutrition

Calories: 141kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 113mgPotassium: 66mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 9IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 1mg
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