Apple Fritters with Lemon Sauce

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 large egg
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 Mutsu or Crispin apples, peeled and diced*
Peanut or vegetable oil
Powdered sugar


Pulse first 5 ingredients in a food processor 5 times or until crumbly. Spoon mixture into a large bowl. Stir in apple. Shape mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls.

Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350°. Fry fritters, in batches, 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle fritters evenly with powdered sugar; serve with Lemon Sauce.

*3 McIntosh apples may be substituted.