You have heard about bananas fritters, salt fish fritters, and conch fritters. This month we introduce you to cornmeal fritters. It is a member of the same “family” with the fried dumpling and festival.
- ½ cup cornmeal
- ½ cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Salt to taste
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tbsp margarine
- Few drops vanilla
- Oil for frying
Recipe from the cook book “Simple Jamaican Cooking with Winsome“.
- Sieve salt, flour and baking powder in a bowl.
- Add cornmeal and sugar.
- Put in beaten egg, vanilla and milk by degrees, after rubbing the margarine into the flour mixture.
- Beat until smooth.
- Drop by spoonfuls in frying pan and fry in hot fat.
- Drain on absorbent paper before serving.