German Drop Doughnuts Recipe

Here is a great German Drop Doughnuts recipe. Treat your near and dear ones to this amazing snack, topped with whipped cream or chocolate sauce. Well flavored with cinnamon and applesauce, this is a great option for a midday snack.
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Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Applesauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shortening1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, melted
 Deep fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2119 Calories from Fat 683

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117.5%

Saturated Fat 22.4 g112.1%

Trans Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 259 mg86.3%

Sodium 1882.3 mg78.4%

Total Carbohydrates 325 g108.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.6%

Sugars 124.9 g

Protein 36 g72.3%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 98.4% Iron 79.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Combine and sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
2) In a bowl, add the egg and beat well.
3) Add in the applesauce and milk.
4) Add the egg mix to the dry ingredients and mix well.
5) Stir in the shortening.
6) In a skillet, add deep fat and heat.
7) Drop the batter from the teaspoon into the fat.
8) Fry till golden brown, turning once.
9) Remove to paper towels and drain.

10) Serve topped with whipped cream.