Apple Fritters with Extra Thick Vanilla Cream

Treat yourself and your loved ones to the ultimate homemade comfort!

Recipe by Clement Pedro


For the batter:

  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1T ground cinnamon
  • 2T sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 free range egg
  • 3-4 apples

For the cinnamon:

  • Combine 3/4 cup sugar & 2T ground cinnamon
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • 1 cup double thick cream, chilled.
  • 2T sugar
  • 1t vanilla extract

How To Make Apple Fritters with Extra Thick Vanilla Cream

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, salt, cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Combine the buttermilk and egg before adding to the flour mixture and mixing to form a batter.
  3. Heat oil for shallow frying. Core your apples before slicing into thin rings.
  4. Dip your apple rings in the batter, coating well before gently placing in the oil to fry until golden.
  5. Turn over and cook the other side in the same manner.
  6. Remove from the oil and drain on absorbent kitchen paper to drain off any excess oil.
  7. Coat in the cinnamon sugar mixture while the fritters are still hot.
  8. Mix together the cream, sugar and vanilla, being careful not to beat too much, over whipping the cream.
  9. Serve your fritter with the cream on the side.


For the apple hot toddy:

  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1t local honey
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/4 cup good quality whiskey
  • Slices of lemon

How To Make Apple Fritters with Extra Thick Vanilla Cream

  1. Heat together the apple cider, honey, cinnamon and star anise, bringing to a gentle simmer then adding the whiskey and removing from the heat immediately.
  2. Stir to ensure the flavours are well combined then serve in glasses over slices of lemon.