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Banana Fritters

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Ingredients
  Basic sweet batter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ripe bananas 3 Large
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salad oil/Shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Confectionery sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen sliced strawberries/Caramel sauce 4 Ounce, thawed
Directions

Make Basic Sweet Batter.
Peel 3 large, not overly ripe bananas; slice on diagonal into 1/2-inch chunks.
Sprinkle lightly with lemon juice (1 tablespoon in all) and nutmeg (1/2 teaspoon in all).
Meanwhile, in deep skillet or deep-fat fryer, slowly heat salad oil or shortening (at least 2 inches) to 375F on deep-frying thermometer.
Roll banana chunks in flour; shake off excess.
Then, with fingers, dip into batter, coating evenly.
Deep-fry a few at a time, turning once, 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden-brown on both sides.
Drain on paper towels.
Serve hot, sprinkled with confectioners' sugar, along with slightly thawed frozen sliced straw- berries, or with Caramel Sauce, .
Makes about 24 fritters, 6 servings

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish

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