Banana Fritters
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: South African
  • 2 Bananas (Cut into Small Cubes)
  • 2 Tbles Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbles Melted Butter
  • 1 Cup Cake Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking powder
  • ⅛ Tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ Tsp Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Cardamom
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Vegetable Oil for Shallow Frying
  1. In a medium-sized bowl add the cubed bananas, brown sugar, beaten egg, milk and melted butter and mix until well combined.
  2. Sift in the flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom and salt. Mix together with the banana mixture until well combined. Let the batter rest for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Heat a small amount of oil in a pan over medium heat and place a spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil and fry until lightly brown. Do not crowd the pan. Flip the fritters and continue to brown. Remove fritters from the oil and drain them on paper towels.
  4. Dust the fritters with lots of cinnamon sugar and serve hot.
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