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Apple fritters

Apple Fritters Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Fall means apples in their prime, but what type of apple dessert or snack to prepare you ask? Try these apple fritters, the healthier version. You and your loved ones will love these!




  • 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons coconut sugar (optional)
  • 2 cups Paleo flour
  • 2 tablespoons homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons flax meal
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

GLAZE (optional)

  • ⅓ cup maple or coconut sugar
  • ⅓ cup coconut butter
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large pan, on medium, fry apples, coconut oil, pecans and coconut sugar for about 10 minutes or until soft. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, maple syrup, flax meal, water, almond milk, pumpkin spice blend and apple mixture.
  4. Scoop batter (about ⅓ cup) onto a lined baking sheet, creating the fritter. Repeat until you run out of batter.
  5. Bake for 15–20 minutes.
  6. In a small saucepan, on medium, combine glaze ingredients: coconut sugar, coconut butter and water.
  7. Stir often until the glaze becomes thick but runny.
  8. Top fritters with the glaze and serve.
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Category: Snacks, Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 frittter (87g)
  • Calories: 205
  • Sugar: 11.4g
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.7g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.5g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Protein: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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