Hungarian apple fritters, Alma pongyolában

Everybody loves these crunchy, sweet apple fritters, such a delicious fruit dessert. Easy to make and can be ready in just 30 minutes.

Hungarian apple fritters recipe, Alma pongyolában


  • 5-6 apples
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg white
  • 1.5 cup of all purpose flour
  • Some extra flour to sprinkle the apple pieces
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of powdered sugar
  • Half a coffeespoon of baking powder
  • 2/3 cup of sparkling water
  • 2/3 cup of milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lemon juice to sprinkle the apples
  • Oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar and ground cinammon to serve the apples

Serves 4.


  1. Whip 1 egg white until stiff peaks form.
  2. Mix 2 egg yolks with the powdered sugar, whip it until thick and creamy. Mix in a pinch of salt, the milk, the sparkling water, the baking powder and the flour and stir until smooth.
  3. Gently fold in the beaten egg white.
  4. Peel, core and cut apples into 1/2-inch rings. Sprinkle them with lemon juice and then coat them with flour.
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan. Dip the apple rings into the batter and place them into the hot oil. Fry them over medium high heat until golden brown. Drain them on paper towels. Combine the sugar and the cinnamon, sprinkle over the hot apple fritters. Serve warm.

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