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A fritter is a fried food. The food is a portion of batter or breading. It is filled with either meat, seafood, vegetables or fruit.

In the United Kingdom, fritters can be with fish and chips. There is also a food item, like an apple ring or a slice of potato.

In the United States, fritters are small cakes made with a primary ingredient; it is then mixed with an egg and milk batter. The fritters are pan-fried or deep-fried. Corn fritters are made with corn and are generally deep fried. Apple fritters are well known in America; the contemporary apple fritter in America is not like the British one.

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