Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  164
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  11 mg
  • Sodium  27 mg
  • Potassium  37 mg
  • Phosphorus  41 mg
  • Calcium  21 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Apple Fritter Rings

Who doesn't like Apple Fritter? Enjoy kidney-friendly Apple Fritter Rings the next time you make breakfast.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita Dietitian Team.

Portions: 20     Serving size: 1fritter


  • 4 large, tart cooking apples
  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 6 tablespoons sugar (divided use)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cup liquid nondairy creamer
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • oil for deep fat frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Peel and core apples. Cut each apple into 5 rings, approximately 1/2" thick each.
  2. In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and baking powder.
  3. In a separate bowl combine egg, nondairy creamer and 1 teaspoon oil.
  4. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and stir until just blended.
  5. In a skillet that is at least 2" deep, heat 1" of cooking oil to 375º F.
  6. Dip apple slices in batter one at a time. Fry in hot oil about 1-1/2 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle on fritters. Serve hot.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1/2 fruit
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Donut shop apple fritters contain approximately 300 mg sodium compared to 33 mg per fritter in this recipe.
  • Splenda® granular sugar substitute can be used instead of sugar, if desired.

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Apple Fritter Rings

Nappy_Myricle says:


Cant wait to try this...IN THE MORNING!

Mar. 28, 2014, 10:07 AM - Inappropriate review?

Apple Fritter Rings

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Thank you so much for these recipes. Do you have pictures for them? I'm visual and prefer to see a recipe as well as read it. Thanks. Dietitian Comment: We have pictures for some but not all of the recipes. Check out the recipe gallery to see the photos or look for DaVita on Pinterest.

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Apple Fritter Rings

Chris1945 says:


Looks great and easily prepared. I will give it a try and let you know how I came out. Thanks

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