Crisp and golden, these pineapple fritters make a great spur-of-the-moment dessert and won’t break the budget either! Pineapple, with it's natural juiciness, creates the perfect mouthwatering pineapple fritter which makes a stunning dessert winner when paired with lavish scoops of vanilla ice-cream and a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar. For a real zesty touch, whip up a raspberry and lemon coulis or serve with a passionfruit and lemon sorbet!
1 cup plain flour
½ tsp salt
1 cup warm water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg, separated
850g can GOLDEN CIRCLE Pineapple Slices in Syrup, drained
vegetable oil for deep-frying
Sugar and/or cinnamon to serve
Tip: Raise the bar by serving these pineapple fritters with a raspberry lemon coulis or a passionfruit lemon sorbet!
- Sift flour and salt in a bowl. Make a well in the centre and add the combined warm water, oil and egg yolk. Whisk the batter until smooth and then allow to stand at room temperature for 5 minutes.
- Pour oil into a large frying pan until 1cm deep and heat over a medium flame. Meanwhile, beat the egg white until stiff peaks form, and fold into the batter. Pat GOLDEN CIRCLE pineapple slices dry with paper towel then coat each well in the batter.
- Cook fritters in hot oil in batches for 5 - 6 minutes or until golden in colour. Drain on absorbent paper towel.
- Serve fritters hot with a sprinkling of sugar and a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.
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