Apple-Oat Fritters

Apple-Oat Fritters - Quirky Cooking

I made these fritters for breakfast this morning (seeing there was no bread left and I hadn’t gotten around to making any buckwheat granola…) – they were very yummy and filling! And the recipe made heaps, so there’s plenty for snacking on later. (So if there’s only one or two of you, I suggest halving it!) For best results, (and to make the grains easier to digest), start the night before and use the ‘pre-soaked version’.

I just used a basic pancake recipe and added grated apple, oats, cinnamon and apple juice concentrate. If you’re gluten free you can use gluten free flour and quinoa flakes instead of the oats. Add more or less milk, depending on whether you prefer them thicker or thinner.

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Apple Oat Fritters

  • Author: Quirky Cooking

Ingredients

4 apples, peeled, cored and quartered

a handful of raw pecans/walnuts (optional)

250g spelt flour, or plain gluten free flour

100g rolled oats, or quinoa flakes for gf version

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp fine sea salt

2 tsp cinnamon

2 large eggs

350g rice/almond milk

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp macadamia oil or extra virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp raw honey

2 Tbsp apple juice concentrate (optional – sweeten to taste)

Instructions

  1. Grate apples in Thermomix, 3 sec/sp 5 (or by hand).
  2. Add rest of ingredients and mix on reverse speed 2 until well mixed (may need to use spatula)
  3. Melt a tablespoon of ghee or coconut oil in frying pan and cook fritters over low heat, turning over when starting to bubble. Add 1 Tbsp ghee/oil between each batch, to keep pancakes from sticking.
  4. Serve plain, or drizzled with a little apple juice concentrate or pure maple syrup.

Pre-soaked version

  1. Mix the flour, oats, rice/almond milk and vinegar in the Thermomix and leave to soak overnight. The next morning, add the apples and walnuts and chop 3 sec/sp 5, then add remaining ingredients and mix on reverse speed 2 until well mixed.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6

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14 thoughts on “Apple-Oat Fritters

  1. Cathy says:

    These were delicious. I didn’t peel the apples, and nobody complained. Used wholemeal flour and ordinary milk as we don’t have any allergies. Next time I’ll put in the apple juice concentrate to sweeten a tad, then won’t need anything no top. They took ages go took, but really delicious and will last a few days.

  2. Jo says:

    Yeah, I tend to make big batches of things – comes from being raised in a home where there were always extras to feed!!! You probably could freeze them, or just put them in the fridge and use them over the next couple of days for snacks. If you want them to cook quicker, just make them thinner (more milk). Glad you like them 🙂

  3. Cassie says:

    Is there a way to make these grain free as well? My 8 month old loves them, but I try to avoid grains as much as I can. She is dairy, soy and gluten free due to allergies.

    • QuirkyJo says:

      Hi Cassie! One option is to try using coconut flour instead of the spelt/GF flour, but you’d only need to use about 1/4 the amount. If you give it a go, check the consistency after mixing all the ingredients (it will thicken more if left to stand for a couple of minutes) and then see if you need to add a little more coconut flour. Let us know how they turn out! 🙂

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