FRUIT FRITTERS

fruit fritters
fruit fritters

Cooking Time 4-6 minutes  Serves  4

Plain all purpose or self raising flour  100 g/4 oz or 1 cup in American

(2) salt pinch or pinch in American

(3) Egg 1 or 1 in American

(4) Light beer  225 ml/8 fl oz  or 1 cup in American

(5)Olive corn or salad oil  2 tbsp or 3 tbsp

(6) To fry:

Deep oil or fat

(7) fruit:

Pineapple slices

(8) To coat :

Flour approximately   2 tbsp or 3 tbsp

METHOD

Use either flour depending on whether a thin or puffy batter is preferred. Blend the flour with the salt, egg and a little of beer.Beat well until a smooth mixture,then gradually add the remaining beer.Pour the oil into the batter just before coating the food and blend well. Heat the oil or fat to 175°C/345°F,or until the cube of the day old bred turns golden in just under a minute. Coat the fruit with a very little flour , then dip in the batter.Hold over the bowl so any excess batter drops back.Fry for 4 to 6 minutes until crisp and golden.Drain on absorbent paper (kitchen towels) and serve.

Variation

Omit the beer and use milk or milk and water instead.The oil can be reduced to

1 tablespoon.