Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Your perfect Sunday morning breakfast treat!

This Instant Pot Apple Fritter can be made in less than 15 minutes with the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid.

It is super easy and super tasty and almost oil-free comparing to the old fashioned apple fritters.

What is Instant Pot Apple Fritter?

Instant Pot Apple Fritters are the typical treat for breakfast and anytime you want something sweet.

They’re loaded with sweet and tart apples and really fun to eat with a coffee or tea.

It’s a lot like a donut, only better!

Instant Pot Apple Fritters Recipe Video

Pro Tip

For best results, be sure to peel your apples and chop them into rather small pieces.

Do I have to add glaze on top?

Since we are making a healthier version, feel free to skip this step. These Instant Pot Apple Fritters are good as is.

If you want, you can add sweet sugar glaze on top before serving.

How to make the glaze?

Make the glaze using 1 cup of sugar and ¼ cup of milk.

How to serve

You can add Instant Pot oatmeal on top, or substitute granola if you desire.

You can also serve it with vanilla ice cream for a complete snack.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Can I make it without the Air Fryer Lid?

Follow the simple steps to make it in your Instant Pot without the Air Fryer Lid.

1. Place a trivet on the bottom of the Instant Pot.

2. Place the foil with the apple mixture on the trivet.

3. Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.

4. When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural release for 10 minutes and then do a quick release.

5. Open the lid and serve.

What else can I try with my recipe?

Try this recipe with different types of Apples.

Try this recipe with any other fruit of your choice like pears, peaches, strawberries, blueberries etc.

Use an apple cider glaze

Can I store my Apple Fritter leftovers?

I doubt that you'll have any leftovers 😉

Anyway they are better to eat right away.

How to make Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Take a bowl, add all-purpose flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, ground cardamom, and mix.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Take ANOTHER bowl, add eggs, milk, vanilla, and whisk.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Now add chopped apples to the syrup.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Whisk the syrup well so apples are covered properly in the syrup.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Take your Instant Pot, place a steamer in it.

Take a foil sheet and transfer the syrup-dipped apples into it.

Place the foil sheet in the steamer.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Pour some oil on the apples.

Set the pot to Air Fry at 380 °F for 8 minutes.

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Dish out and Enjoy 🙂

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

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Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Instant Pot Apple Fritters

Luscious and crispy fritters loaded with warm and comforting flavors!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert, party, Snack
Cuisine: modern
Keyword: air fryer lid, apple, Apple Crisp, apples, Instant Pot Apple Fritters
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg grated
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cardamom
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 apples peeled & 1-inch chopped
  • 2 tablespoon oil


  • Add all-purpose flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, ground cardamom to a bowl and mix well.
  • In another bowl, add eggs, milk, vanilla, and whisk together.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture and whisk well.
  • Add apples and mix well.
  • Add apples to the whisked mixture and mix well.
  • Pour the apple mix into a foil sheet and pour some oil on top.
  • Place the air fryer basket Inside the Instant Pot.
  • Place the foil sheet in the air fryer basket and cover the Instant Pot with the air fryer lid.
  • Air fry at 380 °F for 8 minutes.
  • Open the lid and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 1321kcal Carbohydrates: 212g Protein: 28g Fat: 43g Saturated Fat: 8g Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g Monounsaturated Fat: 22g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 333mg Sodium: 1432mg Potassium: 832mg Fiber: 16g Sugar: 94g Vitamin A: 784IU Vitamin C: 18mg Calcium: 921mg Iron: 10mg


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