Bavarian apple fritters

The autumn always brings an abundance of wonderful apples. This recipe is a quick, delicious way to take advantage of the season’s finest produce.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 515 / Protein 12g / Carbohydr. 81g / Fat 12g

Ingredients (4 servings)

250 gall-purpose flour
250 mlbeer
2 tbspvegetable oil
3eggs (separated)
50 gsugar
vegetable oil for deep frying


large frying pan, paper towels, cutting board, knife, spatula, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Wine Tip

Pair this delectable dish with a cold Kristallweizen, a filtered wheat beer that offers a body viscous enough to complement the richness of the fritters, yet crisp and refreshing enough to gently cleanse the palate.

Step 1

Bavarian apple fritters

In a stand mixer, beat flour, beer, oil, egg yolks and a pinch of salt until smooth. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to rest for approx. 30 min.

stand mixer

250 g flour / 250 ml beer / 2 tbsp vegetable oil / 3 egg yolks / salt

Step 2

Bavarian apple fritters

Beat egg whites and sugar in a stand mixer until stiff and doubled in volume.

3 egg whites / 50 g sugar

Step 3

Bavarian apple fritters

Carefully fold the beaten egg whites into the batter.


Step 4

Bavarian apple fritters

Peel and core apples.Then, cut into slices one finger-width thick.

cutting board, knife

6 apples

Step 5

Bavarian apple fritters

Dredge apple slices in batter and lightly shake off any excess.

Step 6

Bavarian apple fritters

In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Fry apple fritters for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and dust with confectioner’s sugar, if desired. Enjoy them while they’re hot!

large frying pan

vegetable oil for deep frying