Apr 3, 2016

Review: Starbucks - Apple Fritter

Starbucks' Apple Fritter features a glazed fritter donut with Rome apples and cinnamon.

I picked one up for $2.25.

This isn't too different than an apple fritter that you might get from your local donut shop, although the Starbucks version definitely comes with a price premium. My particular one didn't look so great but it tasted fine.

There's a nice, soft, airy texture to the crumb paired with a light touch of cinnamon throughout. The small diced bits of apples aren't mushy and retained a watery crispiness that went well with the cinnamon.

The Apple Fritter can be warmed, which gives it a delicate sugary crust.

Overall, Starbucks Apple Fritter was pretty good. It basically feels like a fried cinnamon bun with apples. The glaze held up to being warmed very well, which isn't always true of donuts (sometimes you just get a liquid mess).

Nutritional Info - Starbucks Apple Fritter (119g)
Calories - 460 (from Fat - 210)
Fat - 23g (Saturated Fat - 11g)
Sodium - 420mg
Carbs - 56g (Sugar - 22g)
Protein - 7g

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