Sweet Potato Fritters

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It’s that time of year when sweet potatoes and pumpkins are everywhere. Take advantage of the seasonal produce and make these delicious Sweet Potato Fritters that make a delicious addition to your holiday table this year.

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Yield: 30 fritters

Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet Potato Fritters

It’s that time of year when sweet potatoes and pumpkins are everywhere. Take advantage of the seasonal produce and make these delicious Sweet Potato Fritters that make a delicious addition to your holiday table this year.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup grated sweet potato
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, salt and sugar. Mix with a whisk to aerate the dry ingredients to ensure no lumps.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat milk and egg until well combined.
  3. Add the milk to the dry ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the sweet potato and mix until well combined.
  5. Leave the batter to rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Heat a large pot with enough oil for deep frying.
  7. Using a tablespoon, drop spoonfuls of dough into the hot oil and fry until golden brown,
  8. Immediately place on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  9. Serve warm with cranberry sauce and pumpkin dip.

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