Caribbean Banana Fritters

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Caribbean Banana Fritters

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Ingredients:

1. Ripe banana – 2 pcs.
2. eggs – lightly beaten – 2 pcs.
3. Milk – 1/2 cup.
4. Sugar – 1/4 cup.
5. Vanilla extract – 1 tbsp.
6. All-purpose flour – 1 and 1/4 cup.
7. Baking powder – 1 tspn.
8. Ground cinnamon – 1/2 tspn.
9. Salt – 1/2 tspn.
10.Fresh grated nutmeg – 1/2 tspn.
11.Canola or vegetable oil for frying.

Preparation:

1. In a medium bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Add the eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. Mix until well combined.
2. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just mixed and moistened.
4. In a deep, heavy skillet, heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees.
5. Carefully, dollop batter in heaping Tablespoon portions into the hot oil.
6. Fry until golden brown on the bottom – about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, gently flip the fritters and fry other side to golden brown – about 1 more minute.
7. Transfer cooked fritters to stacked paper towels.A 10-inch skillet will fit about 6 fritters per batch.
8. Be sure to monitor the oil temperature between batches. If the temperature goes over 400 or under 350, take the time to adjust the heat.Makes about 16 fritters.
9. Serve warm alone, dusted with powdered sugar or drizzled with maple syrup.

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