Never had Plantain Fritters?

You will love these... especially if you like banana pancakes.

Plantain Fritters

1 C All-purpose flour
1/2 C milk
2 Tbs margarine
3 Tbs sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
dash nutmeg
1 plantain (mashed, see Tips below for banana fritters)

(makes about nine 3-inch fritters)

Peel plantain and remove seeds from the center. Place in a pan.

Add the remaining ingredients and beat just until smooth (about one minute bu hand). Use a scraper to scrape the sides of the pan if needed.

Grease bottom of skillet. I use an oil spray like PAM.

Depending on your stove, you should switch between medium and medium low. Heat the oil on medium initially. Sprinkle a few drops of water in skillet. If the bubbles skittle around, the skillet is hot enough.

Pour about 1/2 C of batter into the hot skillet.

Cook until dry around the edges and puffed. Flip and cook the other side until golden light brown.

Also try plantain pancakes, other bread recipes, fruit recipes, or get ideas for complete breakfasts.


You can substitute bananas for the plantain. Use 2 medium bananas or 1 1/2 large bananas for each plantain.

You can use evaporated milk for a nice flavor but remember to use 1/4 C milk to 1/4 C water. This is because a half of the moisture had been removed from evaporated milk.

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