How to make Jamaican Banana FrittersPrep Time: 7 mins
Cook Time: 12-18 minutes
Serving: makes 9 fritters
- * 2 very ripe bananas
- * ½ cup of flour, sifted
- * ½ tbsp vanilla
- * ½ tsp baking powder
- * 1 egg, beaten
- * 1.5 tbsp sugar
- * 2 pinches salt
- * ½ tsp cinnamon
- * ¼ cup milk
- * Sprinkle of nutmeg (optional)
How to make it:
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- Crush bananas and combine with all the ingredients except flour and baking powder.
- Sift flour and baking powder into the mixture and mix evenly.
- Spoon mixture into greased pan over medium heat and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp sugar)
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