On Line Cookbook

Banana Fritters

Recipe Information
Fried Bananas

Angela Creighton

Serves/Makes:6 servings

  • 1 cup (225 ml) sifted flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
  • 6 medium firm, ripe bananas
  • Oil for frying
  • Confectioners' sugar for garnish
  • Into a small bowl, sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • In another small bowl, beat eggs, milk and oil together with a rotary beater or whisk.
  • Combine liquid ingredients with dry ingredients; stir until all flour is moistened.
  • Slice bananas in half lengthwise; dip into batter using fingers. Drain any excess batter.
  • Drop bananas into at least 2 inches hot oil (375 degrees (200 C.) on deep frying thermometer) in a deep skillet or deep-fat fryer.
  • Fry a few at a time, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately, sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.