Pear and cranberry fritters

Recipe from: 4 December 2015
recipe, sweet, fruit, treat,fry

Ingredients 12
Servings 4
Time 00:15


  • 175
    self-raising flour
  • 1/2
    ground cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt
  • 150
    caster sugar
  • 1/4
    ground almonds, toasted
  • 50
    dried cranberries
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2
    pears, cored and chopped
  • icing sugar, to dust
  • crispy bacon, to serve


Sift together the flour, cinnamon and salt into a large bowl. Stir through caster sugar, almonds and cranberries. In a jug, beat together the egg yolks, milk and lemon zest. Add the liquid to the flour and stir well to combine. Beat the egg whites until stiff, and fold into mixture.

Stir the pears through the batter. Heat 3cm oil in a small, deep pot, add tablespoons of batter and fry on both sides until crispy and golden brown. Drain on paper towel.

Dust with icing sugar and serve with crispy bacon.


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