Hartford House

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Butternut Fritters Recipe

 Butternut Fritters Photo : Jackie Cameron

Butternut Fritters
Photo : Jackie Cameron

Butternut Fritters

 Jackie Cameron Head Chef

Jackie Cameron
Head Chef

Potato or pasta salads are tasty and healthy, as are pumpkin fritters, potato cakes and corn on the cob.

Makes : 10

Ingredients :

250ml Butternut, cooked, well - drained and mashed

2 Whole Eggs

250ml Cake Flour

Pinch fine Salt

10m Baking Powder

15ml White Sugar

5ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice

100ml Sunflower Oil for frying, adding as needing

Method :

1) Make sure butternut is well-drained and mashed. Add the eggs.

2) Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well into a thick batter.

3) Heat a heavy based pan, add a little oil. Using medium heat.

4) Scoop tablespoons of batter into the pan, not to close together.

5) Fry until bubbles form on the top surface, hence being firm and golden resulting in easy turning

6) Turnover and continue cooking

7) Remove from the pan and place on kitchen paper towelling.

8) Serve warm with plenty of cinnamon sugar see below recipe

Cinnamon Sugar

125ml White Sugar

15ml Cinnamon Powder

Please post your comments and any food-related questions below. I look forward to hearing from you.

Jackie Cameron
Hartford House, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 33 263 2713