Pumpkin fritters with rosemary and thyme syrup

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Recipe from: 29 July 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min


  • 300g
    cooked pumpkin, well drained
  • 120
    cake flour
  • 5
    baking powder
  • 1
  • 1
    large egg, beaten
  • sunflower oil, for shallow frying
  • blue cheese, to serve (optional)
  • SYRUP:
  • 125
  • 2
    fresh rosemary sticks
  • 2
    fresh thyme sprigs
Servings: Change Serving


Heat 140ml water with the sugar and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the herbs. Simmer for five minutes, then remove from the heat and set aside for an hour to infuse then strain and discard the herbs.


Mix the ingredients for the fritters together. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan and fry the fritters until browned on both sides and cooked through. Drain on absorbent paper.

Serve hot, drizzled with the syrup, and with a slice of blue cheese, if you prefer.

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