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Amish Onion Fritters

Crispy Comfort: Amish Onion Fritters Experience the heartwarming comfort of Amish Onion Fritters. These crispy, golden fritters are a delightful blend of sweet onions, flavorful seasonings, and a satisfyingly crunchy exterior. Whether you serve them as an appetizer, side dish, or snack, Amish Onion Fritters are a true taste of traditional Amish cuisine. Get ready to savor the crispy comfort of Amish Onion Fritters.

A Taste of Tradition

The star of this recipe is the classic Amish flavor profile that brings a sense of nostalgia and tradition to every bite.

Homemade Comfort

Amish Onion Fritters are homemade comfort food at its finest, perfect for sharing with loved ones.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Amish Onion Fritters with these variations:

  1. Spice It Up: Add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
  2. Cheese Lover’s Delight: Mix in grated cheddar cheese or your favorite cheese blend for extra flavor.
  3. Herbaceous Twist: Sprinkle finely chopped fresh herbs like parsley or chives into the fritter batter for added freshness.

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Now that you’ve discovered the crispy comfort of Amish Onion Fritters, it’s time to savor their traditional goodness. Share them with family and friends, or enjoy them as a delightful solo treat. Don’t forget to leave a review to let us know how much you enjoyed this taste of Amish cuisine. Happy savoring!

Tips or Notes:

  • Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying the fritters to achieve the perfect crispiness. You can test it by dropping a small amount of batter into the oil; if it sizzles and bubbles, it’s ready.
  • Be mindful not to overcrowd the pan when frying the fritters. Fry them in batches to ensure they cook evenly.
  • Serve Amish Onion Fritters with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ranch dressing or ketchup.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use other types of onions?

Yes, you can use sweet onions, red onions, or white onions, depending on your preference and what you have on hand.

Can I make the batter ahead of time?

It’s best to prepare and fry the fritters immediately to maintain their crispiness. However, you can mix the dry ingredients in advance and combine them with the wet ingredients when you’re ready to fry.

Amish Onion Fritters

Amish Onion Fritters

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  • 2 cups 2 (about 2 medium) sweet onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup 1 (120g) all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon 1 baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon 1/4 black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon 1/4 garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon 1/4 onion powder

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 (120ml) milk

  • 1 large 1 egg

  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix until the dry ingredients are well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk and egg until well blended.
  • Pour the milk and egg mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until you have a smooth batter.
  • Add the thinly sliced sweet onions to the batter and toss until they are evenly coated.
  • In a deep skillet or frying pan, heat enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom by about 1 inch over medium-high heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, carefully drop spoonfuls of the onion and batter mixture into the hot oil. Be cautious to avoid splattering.
  • Fry the fritters for about 2-3 minutes per side or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove the Amish Onion Fritters from the hot oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  • Serve the fritters hot, and savor the crispy comfort of Amish Onion Fritters. Enjoy!

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