Apple Fritters

by Jill Dalton

I have fond memories as a child of enjoying a sweet and tart glazed apple fritter from the local donut shop but I also remember the sleepy sugar crash that would follow. This plant based refined sugar free recipe is a way to enjoy the delicious taste of an apple fritter without the hazy sugar crash. Perfect eaten alone or paired with a comforting warm drink.

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Apple Fritters

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Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 3.5/5
( 59 voted )

Ingredients

Fritters
1 Granny smith apple or another kind of tart apple, diced
1 1/2 cups (120g) rolled oats
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon flax meal
2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup (112g) pitted dates
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup (240ml) unsweetened plant milk

Glaze
1/4 cup (35g) cashews or almonds
1/4 cup (60g) pitted dates
1/3 cup (78ml) water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract  

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F(204°C).
  2. Grind oats into a flour in the blender.
  3. Add to a mixing bowl along with baking soda, baking powder, flax meal and cinnamon and stir well.
  4. Stir the apple chunks into the flour mixture.
  5. Add the dates, vanilla and plant milk to a blender and blend until dates are completely pulverized.
  6. Pour into the flour mixture and stir thoroughly.
  7. Place  8 spoonfuls of the mixture onto parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Add glaze ingredients to blender and blend until dates are completely pulverized.
  10. Drizzle glaze over fritters.
  11. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for 5 days.
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5 comments

marciadid November 27, 2021 - 9:48 am

Mmm…looks so yummy Jill! ❤️

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Karyn December 3, 2021 - 3:22 pm

I just made these…sooo yummy!! Thank you so much! My family has been strictly WFPB SOS-free for over 6 years and I can’t believe I haven’t come across your website sooner. I feel like a kid in a “healthy” candy shop looking through your recipes! These apple fritters are so delicious. My husband and I are eating them now so I’m hoping there’s some left for my kids when they get home from school 🙂

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Claudia December 3, 2021 - 7:21 pm

Easy and delicious. Thanks for a great recipe, Jill.

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Linda K Marshall December 22, 2021 - 10:32 pm

My hubby was sooooo happy! Yummy dessert treat! Fast and easy to prepare! Can’t wait to make in the morning to have with coffee some day!
Thank you for the work you do!!!

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Natalia M December 29, 2021 - 6:32 am

Hello Jill! came across your website last week and also cannot believe I have not seen it sooner. already tried the Hummingbird Cake for Christmas… very delicious, and just made the Apple Fritters!!! so easy and tasty…! Thank you truly for all the wonderful ideas and creativity and making WFPB so accessible to everyone. Hello from London, UK 🙂

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