Fresh Fruit Fritters

Fritters
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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 24 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
51 Calories
2g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Steps to Make It

Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.

In a bowl, combine egg yolks, milk, and 1 tablespoon corn oil; blend well

In a metal or glass bowl with an electric mixer, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks.

Fold the beaten egg whites into the batter.

Pour oil into a deep fryer or heavy deep kettle and heat to 370°.

Put some of the banana chunks or fruit chunks ​in the batter; gently stir to coat.

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.

Drain on paper towels.

Sprinkle hot fritters with powdered sugar or roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.