Polish Apple Fritters (Racuchy)

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“Delicate, fluffy Polish apple fritters - ideal for breakfast, brunch, or as an afternoon snack! Easy and quick to make with a handful of everyday ingredients! Who would say no to these delicious fritters with apple filling that just melts in your mouth?!”


Easy 👌


40 g fresh yeast
125 ml milk (warm)
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp sugar
250 ml milk
480 g flour
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 tbsp butter (melted)
confectioner’s sugar (for dusting)
  • Step 1/7

    • 40 g fresh yeast
    • 125 ml milk (warm)
    • 2 tbsp flour
    • 1 tsp sugar

    In the huge mug or medium bowl, mix together yeast, warm milk, a little bit of sugar and flour. Set it aside for 10 minutes to rise.

  • Step 2/7

    • 250 ml milk
    • 480 g flour
    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
    • 1 tbsp butter (melted)

    In a separate, large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Add the yeast mixture, egg, milk, and melted butter. Mix the ingredients together with a wooden spoon or a mixer (suitable for yeast dough) for a few minutes. Then, cover the dough with a clean kitchen towel and set aside to rise for around 30 minutes.

  • Step 3/7

    • apples

    After this time, stir in chopped apples.

  • Step 4/7

    • oil

    Heat a large pan with oil. It doesn't have to be a lot, but the layer should have around 3-5mm.

  • Step 5/7

    Soak a spoon in cold water, then scoop up a portion of the dough and put it in a pan. Fry for about 2 minutes each side over medium heat. The fritters should be golden brown.

  • Step 6/7

    Remove from the pan and place on a paper towel.

  • Step 7/7

    • confectioner’s sugar (for dusting)

    Sprinkle with icing sugar before serving!