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Sourdough Fried Apples

These sourdough fried apples are sweet with a slight sourdough tang. A perfect appetizer, snack or dessert recipe to use your sourdough starter.

When it comes to parties, arriving late is “fashionable”. No one wants to be the first one there, you want to be the last one, to make an entrance. However, when the party is yours, you kinda need to show up, right? Lets just all agree that I can still make an entrance to this months Sourdough Surprises party, ok?
fried apples in sourdough batter rolled in cinnamon and sugar on a plate
We are almost all moved in now, just a few boxes here and there left, some pictures to hang up. But we still have some purchases we need to get. A lawnmower (we’ve already made a name for ourselves in the neighborhood as the worst lawn caretakers), a dining table and chairs, and a tv. Technically we have a tv, a big one, and a nice big stand to put it on. But there isn’t really anywhere to put this tv and stand, especially when there are 3 (yes, THREE) wall mounts in various rooms around the house. So we still don’t have cable or internet since there ins’t any point in getting it when we don’t have the equipment to run it on. This is why I’m late to my own party, LOL, because you can’t really just go to the library or wherever you find free wifi with 2 little girls and expect to get anything done at all.
stack of apple rings dipped in sourdough batter and fried
Apples dipped in a sourdough batter, fried and sprinkled (err, rolled) in cinnamon and sugar. They are quick and easy to make and oh my, oh my, are they delicious! I made two apples worth and it was really more than 2 adults and a tot could handle. But we ate it all just the same!

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Sourdough Fried Apples

Sourdough Fried Apples

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These sourdough fried apples are sweet with a slight sourdough tang. A perfect appetizer, snack or dessert recipe to use your sourdough starter.


  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 2 apples, sliced thinly and cored
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Cinnamon and sugar (1 cup sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, a pinch of nutmeg, mixed together)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl whisk together the starter, salt, sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Add the apple slices and gently toss to coat.
  3. Heat a large skillet with oil 1" deep over high heat until hot.
  4. Carefully place a few apple slices into the oil and allow to cook 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side.
  5. Place the cooked slices on a wire baking rack to cool slightly and drain of excess oil before tossing in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  6. Enjoy hot!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 851 Total Fat: 55g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 48g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 74mg Carbohydrates: 92g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 9g Sugar: 60g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 4g


  • Reply
    shelley c.
    June 24, 2014 at 5:13 PM

    Now I totally wish I'd done apples. I am totally doing apples in the fall. Those look so amazingly cin-full (groan… bad pun!). And welcome to your new home!!! 🙂

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    rise of the sourdough preacher
    June 24, 2014 at 5:17 PM

    Oh gosh cinnamon and sugar coated thing always win!
    I can almost smell the fragrance!!
    Diet tomorrow?
    Have a lovely evening

  • Reply
    Robyn Fuoco
    June 24, 2014 at 5:42 PM

    Jenni, congrats on the move! Don't know why I didn't think to do apples, they look amazing and now I must try them!

  • Reply
    July 2, 2014 at 12:10 AM

    Yum! Gotta love apple fritters. And they go great with the sourdough batter 🙂

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