Recipe: Apfel Küchelchen – Apple Fritters

January 4, 2016 | Recipes

Have a few apples lying around that you need to use up? Check out this recipe for a yummy way to consume them!

Apfel Küchelchen – Apple Fritters

½ cup flour
¼ teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons sugar
4 apples, peeled and cored
2 eggs, separated

Sift flour, sugar and salt; add milk and egg yolks and beat well. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into first mixture. Cut each apple into four rings and dip each ring into this batter, then fry in deep fat until nicely browned. Serve with the following sauce.


2 cups milk
3 tablespoons flour
1 egg
½ cup sugar
Pinch of salt

Scald 1 ½ cups milk. Blend flour with remaining milk and add rest of ingredients. Add to scalded milk and cook for 15 minutes in top of double boiler. Serve hot.

This recipe is from the Amana Colony Recipes cookbook, and is reprinted with permission of the Homestead Welfare Club. Zuber’s is located in Homestead and we serve our guests traditional recipes such as these.

The book is a collection of traditional Amana Colonies recipes and features family-size recipes of the foods prepared and served in the Amana villages for over a century. The recipes were compiled by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Homestead Welfare Club. To purchase a copy of the book, please contact Elaine Zuber at or 319-622-3099.

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