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Banana Fritters

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Banana fritters are sweet and savory desserts made with ripe bananas soaked in orange juice and deep fried with batter. Served with dessert topping or a warm sauce of choice, these banana fritters can be made and enjoyed any time.
  Bananas 3 (Use Firm Ones)
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Enriched flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon

Peel bananas; cut in half crosswise, then lengthwise; let stand in mixture of orange juice and sugar.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Mix remaining ingredients; add to dry ingredients, stirring only till moistened.
Drain bananas; dip into batter, spreading batter evenly over bananas.
Fry in deep hot fat (375°) 2 to 3 minutes or till fritters are golden brown.
Serve with dessert topping or whipped cream.
Pass Orange Lemon Sauce.
Orange Lemon Sauce: Mix 1/2 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch, and dash salt; stir in 3/4 cup water.
Bring to boiling, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir till thick and clear.
Remove from heat; add 2 tablespoons butter, 1/4.
CUP orange juice, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 407 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g40.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.9 mg27%

Sodium 205.2 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 6 g12.1%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Banana Fritters Recipe