Fritters are a favorite snack in South Africa and are well suited to breakfast.
They are traditionally fried in oil, however, butter adds a crispy
crust which is enhanced by cinnamon sugar.
1 cup canned pumpkin
tablespoons granulated sugar
tablespoons golden brown sugar
cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
tablespoons butter for frying
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Fritters: In a large bowl, use a whisk to mix pumpkin, egg,
sugar and golden brown sugar.
2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spice into batter, use whisk
to stir until blended.
3. Cinnamon sugar: In a small bowl, stir sugar with cinnamon.
4. In a 13-inch griddle, heat butter over medium heat until bubbly.
tablespoons of pumpkin batter.
Turn and fry
until the mini-pancakes bounce back when lightly pressed.
5. Toss pumpkin fritters gently in cinnamon sugar.
Hint: Serve with orange slices.
Makes 12 fritters
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