Sift together flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, whisk together brown sugar, lemon juice, whole milk, eggs and melted butter.
Slowly add dry mixture until just combined.
Add chopped apples, folding by hand.Heat vegetable oil over high heat until it reaches 350-375 degrees.
Drop apple mixture by the spoonful unto hot oil.
Brown on both side, approximately 2-3 minutes.
Drain on a paper towel lined plate.In a separate bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until a drizzle-able consistency.
Place apple fritters on parchment paper or cooling rack and drizzle with powdered sugar icing. See notes for alternate cinnamon sugar topping. You can also dust the powdered sugar icing with even more powdered sugar like pictured here.
Eat hot or room temperature. Store in an airtight plastic container.
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If you prefer a crunchy cinnamon sugar exterior, stir together 1 cup white sugar with 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Toss hot apple fritters in the sugar mixture.
You can also dust them with powdered sugar.