Banana fritters with golden syrup

There's something spectacular about this dessert.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Crispy, golden, deep-fried banana fritters drizzled with super-sweet golden syrup and cream for a delightful treat.
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Banana fritters with golden syrup
  • 2 cup (300g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup (310ml) water, chilled
  • vegetable oil, to deep-fry
  • 6 bananas
  • golden syrup, thickened cream, to serve


Banana fritters with golden syrup
  • 1
    Sift 1 cup of flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Add chilled water, mixing, until a smooth batter forms. Stand for 10 mins.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, add enough oil to a large saucepan or wok to reach a depth of 3cm. Heat on high to 180°C, or until a cube of bread turns golden in 30 secs.
  • 3
    Peel bananas and halve lengthways. Dust in remaining flour, shaking off any excess. Dip in batter and deep-fry in batches for 3-4 mins, until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel. Serve immediately with golden syrup and cream.

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