Apple Fritters

  • Yield: 20 pieces
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


1cup unsalted matzo meal
3large eggs
1/2teaspoon salt
2tablespoons vegetable oil plus oil for frying
1/2cup water
3 peeled Granny Smith apples, diced
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1pinch ground cloves
Honey and walnuts (optional)


  1. Beat matzo meal, eggs, salt, 2 tablespoons of oil and water together in a medium bowl with a spoon to form a batter. Carefully stir in apples, cinnamon, cloves and sugar.
  2. Heat about 2 inches of oil in a heavy frying pan to 325F. Drop batter by the spoonful or small ice-cream scoop, about 5 at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown on each side. Serve warm. Drizzle a little honey and walnuts over fritters just before serving.

Recipe by Chef Michelle Bernstein 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 100
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 70mg
  • Potassium 40mg
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%