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Hotel Adolphus Crispy Raspberry and Banana Fritters
with Chocolate Sauce and Grand Marnier Cream



  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 pound flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 pint raspberries
  • 3 bananas, diced

Chocolate Sauce

  • 8 ounces chocolate
  • 1 cup cream

Grand Marnier Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar


  1. Fritters: Combine the eggs and milk.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add to the milk and eggs and mix until smooth.
  3. Let stand for 2 to 3 hours.
  4. Place raspberries and bananas in a mixing bowl.
  5. Add just enough batter mixture to evenly cover the fruit.
  6. Scoop into a 350 degrees F fryer and cook until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and dust with confectioners' sugar.
  7. Chocolate Sauce: Mix the chocolate and cream together. Melt over a double boiler.
  8. Grand Marnier Cream: Lightly whip the cream and sugar.
  9. Add the Grand Marnier at the last minute and pour over the fritters.

Source: William A. Koval, Executive Chef - Hotel Adolphus, Dallas, Texas

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