Fresh Fruit Fritters

Fritters
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 24 servings
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These easy fruit fritters are made with chunks of fresh fruit or berries dipped in a simple fritter batter.  Use slices of banana, peaches, or apples, or use fresh berries. 

Sprinkle hot drained fritters with powdered sugar or toss in cinnamon sugar.

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What You'll Need

  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs (separated)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 quart vegetable oil (for deep frying)
  • 4 cups banana (chunks; or peach slices, apples chunks, or fresh berries of your choice)
  • 1/2 powdered sugar (or cinnamon sugar)

How to Make It

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  2. In a bowl, combine egg yolks, milk, and 1 tablespoon corn oil; blend well
  3. In a metal or glass bowl with an electric mixer, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks.
  4. Fold the beaten egg whites into the batter.
  5. Pour oil into a deep fryer or heavy deep kettle and heat to 370°.
  6. Put some of the banana chunks or fruit chunks ​in the batter; gently stir to coat.
  7. With tongs, fork, or spoon, lower the battered fruit pieces into hot deep oil and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Work in small batches.
  1. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Sprinkle hot fritters with powdered sugar or roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 51
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 92 mg
Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)