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Pineapple Banana Fritters

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh pineapple, drained
  • 3/4 cup banana, chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten lightly
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting fritters

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl sift together the flour, the baking powder, the granulated sugar, the ginger, and a pinch of salt.
  2. In a bowl combine well the pineapple, the banana, the milk, and the egg; add the flour mixture, and stir the batter until it is combined.
  3. In a kettle heat 1 1/2 inches of the oil until it registers 375 degrees F on a deep-fat thermometer, drop the batter by tablespoonsful into the oil in batches, and fry the fritters, turning them, for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until they are golden.
  4. Transfer the fritters with slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and sift the confectioners' sugar over them.

Source: Gourmet, May 1991


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