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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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.
Drain.
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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
4

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