Pumpkin Fritters

 Pumpkin Fritters in syrup

Traditional South African Recipe

Fritters Sauce
1 can or cold cooked pumpkin 375 ml Sugar
250 ml cake flour 15 ml Butter
10 ml baking powder 200 ml Milk
2 ml Salt 15 ml cornflour dissolved in
1 egg, lightly beaten 100ml Cold water
vegetable oil
Cinnamon optional


  • Mix all ingredients for pumpkin fritters well.
  • Heat a little vegetable oil in a frying pan and drop in spoonfuls of the batter. Fry the fritters on both sides until golden.
  • Drain on a kitchen towel.
  • Mix all ingredients for the syrup and heat. Stir until the sugar is disolved and the sauce thickens.
  • Place fritter in an ovenproof dish and pour warm syrup over.
  • Keep warm in oven, the longer it is in the oven the better it gets.

MRe8UIVM_400x400I used 1 cup of Splenda instead of the sugar.

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