Fruit and nut fritters

Fruit and nut fritters

1 Cup breadfruit shredded (packed)

¼ tsp. nutmeg

One large, very ripe banana (mashed) 2 tsp. vanilla

1 oz. Cream cheese, 2 tbsp. Brown sugar 1 tbsp. rosewater

One tbs. Coconut oil 2 tsp. orange rind

½ Cup walnuts chopped (use your choice of nuts)

¼ cup dry fruits chopped

Two egg whites beaten

Three tbs. Oil and 1oz. butter for frying

Non-stick frying pan or skillet, preferably

In a bowl, mash the banana and add the cream cheese with a fork.

Add the sugar, spices, flavorings, and orange rind, coconut oil.

Mix well to combine the ingredients, add the breadfruit and combine.

Add the fruit and nuts. Set aside.

In a bowl with the two egg whites, whip until it’s foamy.

Add to the banana mixture and gently fold in.

On medium flame, heat the skillet a couple of seconds, and then add the oil.

And the butter, allow to heat until just sizzling.

Add one tablespoon full about 1 inch apart.

Cook for 4 to 5 minutes on both sides or until brown.

When you turn the fritters, add a little oil and butter to complete the cooking.

Dust with icing sugar. Or enjoy as is.

Note: The breadfruit should be baked or roasted, cooled, peeled, and chilled

Overnight. Shred in a food processor with the shredding attachment.

Or simply use your box grater.