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Banana fritters with golden syrup


You'll need

  Banana fritters For deep-frying: vegetable oil 6 bananas For dusting: plain flour To serve: golden syrup and double cream   Fritter batter 150 gm (1 cup) plain flour 2 tsp baking powder

Method

  • 01
  • For batter, sift together flour and baking powder into a large bowl, whisk in 320ml chilled water to form a smooth batter, then stand for 10 minutes.
  • 02
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan or deep-fryer to 180C. Peel and halve bananas lengthways, dust in flour, dip in batter, deep-fry for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, then transfer with a slotted spoon to an absorbent paper-lined plate. Serve immediately drizzled with golden syrup and cream on the side.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

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Feb 2007

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