Gluten-Free Apple Raisin Fritters {Dairy-Free}

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It is not often I get this excited about one of my gluten-free recipes. However, the Gluten-Free Apple Raisin Fritters are undeniably delicious.

What are apple fritters?

Apple fritters are like donut holes – however, they are a lot more flavourful. They are filled with fresh apples, raisins, cinnamon, a hint of vanilla, and sweetened with pure maple syrup.

The texture of the apple fritters is soft and pillowy on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside. The apples and raisins make the fritters tasty because every bite is filled with fruit.

I wanted the gluten-free apple raisin fritters to have a light maple flavour, so I added a maple cinnamon glaze. The little morsels are sooo good! The glaze is optional, you can all so serve the fritters rolled in cinnamon coconut sugar.

What I love about this recipe, there is nothing fancy about the ingredients, they are quick to whip up, and they taste like mini donuts. How can something like fresh apples, raisins and cinnamon made into mini donuts not be heavenly? You will love them!

The gluten-free apple raisin fritters make Sunday brunch extra special, and they are best when freshly made. I hope you try this recipe, and please let me know your thoughts. I always love to hear from you. If you have extra time, try the gluten-free cinnamon donut recipe, you will love it!

 

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cup white rice flour
  • 1/3 cup tapioca flour/starch
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder (preferably aluminum-free)
  • 2 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan salt
  • ¾ cups milk dairy-free milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups peeled & finely chopped apples (about 2 large apples)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • MAPLE CINNAMON GLAZE
  • ¼ cup dairy-free milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt
  • In a separate bowl whisk together milk, eggs, maple syrup, olive/avocado oil and vanilla.
  • Add egg mixture, apples, and raisins to dry ingredients and stir to combine
  • Heat about 2 inches of vegetable oil over medium heat. Using a cookie scoop or a teaspoon drop batter into hot oil. The fritters should be golden brown when cooked, about 1 1/2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels
  • For the glaze, whisk all the ingredients together and drizzle over the fritters
  • Tip; before you use the cookie scoop or teaspoon dip it in oil, this way the batter won't stick to the scoop/teaspoon


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