To prepare Paula Deen's apple fritters recipe, dip apple slices into a batter made up of a mixture of egg, milk, sugar, sour cream, cinnamon and flour. Fry the apples 1 to 2 minutes on each side in oil heated to 375 F.
To make the batter for Paula Deen's apple fritters, mix together a beaten egg, 1/2 cup milk, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1 cup sour cream. After the mixture is blended, add in 1 cup flour. After the fritters are done frying, top them with powdered sugar, if desired.
Another recipe for an apple fritter starts with mixing together 2 1/2 cups flour, 1 cup cornmeal, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. Separately, combine 2 cups buttermilk, 1 1/2 cups water, two eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix together the wet and dry ingredients. Dip apples sliced into rings into 1/2 cup flour, shaking off any extra flour, and then dip the apples in the batter.
Fry the apple fritters in a deep fryer with oil preheated to 375 F for 2 minutes on each side. Remove the fritters from the oil, and place on a paper towel to drain. Serve the apple fritters with a caramel sauce.