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Super Easy Banana Fritters

Super Easy Banana Fritters

Complete your meal with a sweet African dessert Super Easy Banana Fritters. There are thousands of ethnic groups across Africa which influence the use of bananas in African food recipes. 

Banana fritters
Banana fritters 


Super Easy Banana Fritters



Ingredients

10 medium very ripe bananas
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 heaping teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 beaten egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
Sugar for dusting


Directions



Mash the bananas well in a bowl. Stir in nutmeg, cinnamon, and egg. Add 2 cups flour and mix well. Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes. Heat a small amount of oil in a frying pan. Drop 1 tablespoon at a time of the mixture into the oil. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with sugar. Serve hot.




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