Banana and Coconut Fritters
Banana and Coconut Fritters
Try this quick and easy snack recipe from Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Home Cooking.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Deep Frying
  • Preparation Time 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 12 servings
Ingredients
  • 125 grams Plain flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 75 grams Caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 25 grams dessicated Coconut
  • Finely grated zest of 1 Lime
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 4 ripe Bananas, peeled and mashed (400 grams flesh in total)
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
Method
  1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar, coconut, lime zest and salt. Stir the mashed bananas into the dry ingredients, mixing until well combined. Cover the batter with cling film and chill for 15 minutes
  2. Fill a large saucepan one-third full of oil and heat to 180°C, or until a cube of bread dropped in the oil sizzles and turned golden in 30 seconds.
  3. Using a tablespoon, carefully drop 4 or 5 spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown on both sides and cooked through
  4. Lift out with a slotted spoon, drain on kitchen paper, and repeat with the rest of the mixture. Serve hot, sprinkled with a little sugar

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