yields 24 fritters


12 finger bananas, peeled and sliced in half

2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar

11/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup milk

1 cup water

A pinch of salt

3 cups canola oil

Confectioner’s sugar



In mixing bowl mix together the flour, sugar, vanilla extract, milk, water and salt until mixture is smooth.  Add the bananas.  Drop 1 tablespoon of the mixture at a time and fry in a medium size pot with the canola oil at 375°F, until golden, about 1 1/2 minutes on each side. Carefully transfer the fritters with a slotted spoon to a sheet pan lined with paper towels to drain. Serve warm, dusted with confectioner’s sugar.


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