Banana fritters

Serve banana fritters as garnish with grilled chicken or grilled pork dishes, add to breakfast cereals, or make it into a great fruit dessert adding a dollop of cream or some vanilla ice cream, and some syrup.


1 c juice
2 banana (mashed)
1⁄2 t salt
2 egg (beaten)
  cooking oil (for frying, vegetable oil)
1⁄2 c sugar (confectioner's sugar, for dusting)


Mix together mashed bananas and milk. Sift in the baking powder and salt. Blend in the eggs and margarine.

Heat oil in skillet.

Carefully drop spoonfuls of batter into the hot oil. Like you were making a pancake,

Fry until edges set, flip, fry until golden brown.

Transfer to a plate with paper towels to drain off excess oil/grease.

Sift a dusting of confectioner's sugar over fritters at serving time.

Total time
55 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


This recipe serves 4 as side dish for meat or addition to a cereal bowl. To use as dessert, you may consider scaling up the recipe to increase the serving amount for adults.


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