Orlando Orange Fritters Recipe
Orlando Orange Fritters Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Orlando Orange Fritters Recipe

Read Reviews
4 2 3
Publisher Photo
In later years, when Mother at long last retired her faithful old country stove, she moved to Florida. When grandchildren came to visit, she made them this Southern version of her Heartland fried cakes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:10 servings
Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk the eggs, orange juice, butter and orange peel; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 1-1/2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Dust warm fritters with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 20 fritters.
Originally published as Orlando Orange Fritters in Country April/May 2007, p51

Reviews for Orlando Orange Fritters

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed May. 16, 2012

"If you want a quick, fatty alternative to a fried yeast doughnut this is it. However, the orange taste does not sufficiently mask the oily fried exterior. I did add extra grated orange as the other reviewer suggested, but still found the result unsatisfactory."

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"This is wonderful - I will definitely make it again! The only change I will make next time is to use 2Tbsp orange peel instead of 1, but that is just a personal preference. Wonderful Recipe!"

Loading Image