Appetizer Recipes

Cornmeal Fritters


  • 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“.


  1. Sieve salt, flour and baking powder in a bowl.
  2. Add cornmeal and sugar.
  3. Put in beaten egg, vanilla and milk by degrees, after rubbing the margarine into the flour mixture.
  4. Beat until smooth.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls in frying pan and fry in hot fat.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper before serving.

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