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Dried Pear Fritters

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Dried Pear Fritters are simple and delightful treat for your taste buds. Combine the fritters with caramel, corn or maple syrup and enjoy them. Serve them hot.
Ingredients
  Dried pear halves 8
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Wash pears, cut out any core or stem.
2)Soak overnight and drain well.

MAKING
3)In a bowl, sift flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and ginger.
4)In another bowl, beat egg, add milk and mix well.
5)Add to flour mixture and stir until smooth.
6)Add melted butter. Mix.
7)Dip pears in batter to coat well.
8)Take a frying pan, heat shortening and fry pears until brown from both sides.
9)Drain on absorbent paper.

SERVING
10)Serve with a little lemon juice and a sprinkle of confectioners' sugar on it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Fritter
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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