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Banana fritters

Ingredients 13
Servings 0


  • 4
    large ripe bananas
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • MARINADE (optional)
  • 60
    sherry (sweet or dry)
  • 2
    lemons, strained juice
  • 125
    icing sugar
  • 125
    cake flour
  • 1
  • 1
    large egg
  • 125
    flat beer
  • 15
    butter, melted
  • 1
    large egg white


1. BATTER: Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Whisk egg, add beer and melted butter. Stir into flour mixture with a wooden spoon, then whisk lightly until batter is smooth. 2. Cover bowl with a dish towel and leave batter at room temperature for 1 hour, or until slightly foamy. 3. Place peeled and sliced bananas in a bowl. Mix marinade ingredients together and pour over bananas. Marinate for at least 15 minutes. 4. Just before using batter, whisk egg white until it holds its shape. Fold into batter, using a metal spoon or spatula. 5. Add banana slices to batter and mix lightly. Pour oil (to 5 cm deep) in frying pan and heat until very hot (see tips). Drop a few spoonfuls of batter at a time into heated oil and fry on both sides until golden brown. Remove and drain on absorbent paper. Repeat for remaining mixture. 6. Sprinkle fritters with icing sugar and serve hot, with ice cream of your choice.

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