Banana fritters Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

medium

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

10 min

This easy banana fritters recipe is light and golden, with a crisp coating surrounds chunks of warm banana. Delicious trickled with honey or maple syrup. These sweet treats only takes 25 mins to rustle up and are a sure fire favourite with kids, especially served with a scoop of ice cream. Ground cinnamon and a sweet drizzle of honey makes these treats irresistible. The kids will love these tasty sweet treats too. This recipe serves 4 people. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. These delicious fritters are best served warm.

Ingredients

  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 150ml milk
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 3 bananas
  • Clear honey to serve

Method

  • Put the flour, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon into a bowl. Make a well in the centre and add the egg and half the milk and mix well to a smooth batter. Gradually beat in the remaining milk.

  • Heat some vegetable oil in a deep saucepan or wok.

  • Peel the bananas and cut in half lengthwise and then cut each piece into three horizontally.

  • Dip the banana pieces in the batter and then gently lower into the hot oil and fry until golden brown. Cook a few pieces at a time then remove and drain on kitchen paper. Serve with honey for dipping.

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When deep frying choose a pan that’s larger than the burner you are cooking on and don’t fill more than half full with oil. If you have a thermometer heat the oil to 180°C, otherwise place a cube of bread in the oil and if it turns golden brown in 45 secs the oil is ready.