Pineapple Fritters Recipe: Easy, Tropical Treats

Sweet, tangy, and irresistibly crunchy, Tropical Bliss Pineapple Fritters offer a mouthwatering escape to tropical paradise. Perfectly golden and dusted with cinnamon sugar, these fritters are simple to make and delightfully delicious. This article will guide you through creating these treats, enhancing your understanding of their nutritional benefits, and providing expert tips and FAQs to ensure your culinary success.

Benefits of Pineapple Fritters

Pineapple, the star ingredient, is rich in vitamins C and A, and the enzyme bromelain, which can aid in digestion and reduce inflammation. Combining the tropical fruit with simple pantry staples transforms it into a dessert that’s not only easy to prepare but also offers a nutritional boost, making it a smarter choice for a sweet treat.

Ingredients and Directions

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Kcal: 150 per fritter
  • Servings: 8 fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 large pineapple, peeled and cored
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Additional cinnamon and sugar for dusting

Directions

  1. Slice the pineapple into rings about 1/2-inch thick.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Beat in the egg and milk until the batter is smooth.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F (190°C).
  5. Dip each pineapple ring into the batter, ensuring it’s fully coated.
  6. Fry the rings in batches, turning once, until they are golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  7. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  8. While still warm, dust the fritters with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional Breakdown per Serving

  • Calories: 150
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Potassium: 109mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Vitamin A: 1%
  • Vitamin C: 45%
  • Calcium: 3%
  • Iron: 4%

These fritters are an excellent source of Vitamin C and provide a decent amount of fiber and iron.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve as a dessert with a scoop of coconut ice cream.
  • Perfect as a side dish at brunch or a tropical-themed party.

Conclusion

Tropical Bliss Pineapple Fritters are not just a treat for the senses; they also bring a bouquet of health benefits, thanks to the nutritious pineapple. Easy to make, and even easier to enjoy, these fritters are a fantastic way to add a tropical twist to your dessert repertoire. Dive into this recipe and let every bite take you closer to the sun-drenched shores of the tropics!

FAQs

  1. Can I use canned pineapple instead of fresh?
    • Yes, canned pineapple can be used, but ensure it’s well-drained and patted dry to avoid excess moisture.
  2. How do I ensure my fritters are crispy?
    • Make sure the oil is at the correct temperature (375°F) and do not overcrowd the pan, as this can lower the oil’s temperature.
  3. What are the best ways to serve these fritters?
    • These fritters are best served warm, dusted with cinnamon sugar, and can be paired with coconut ice cream for an extra tropical flair.
  4. How long can I store the fritters?
    • While best enjoyed fresh, these fritters can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. Reheat in an oven to maintain crispiness.
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Pineapple Fritters Recipe: Easy, Tropical Treats

Pineapple Fritters Recipe: Easy, Tropical Treats


  • Author: Maria

Description

Sweet, tangy, and irresistibly crunchy, Tropical Bliss Pineapple Fritters offer a mouthwatering escape to tropical paradise. Perfectly golden and dusted with cinnamon sugar, these fritters are simple to make and delightfully delicious. This article will guide you through creating these treats, enhancing your understanding of their nutritional benefits, and providing expert tips and FAQs to ensure your culinary success.


Ingredients

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  • 1 large pineapple, peeled and cored
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Additional cinnamon and sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. Slice the pineapple into rings about 1/2-inch thick.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Beat in the egg and milk until the batter is smooth.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F (190°C).
  5. Dip each pineapple ring into the batter, ensuring it’s fully coated.
  6. Fry the rings in batches, turning once, until they are golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  7. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  8. While still warm, dust the fritters with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Notes

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve as a dessert with a scoop of coconut ice cream.
  • Perfect as a side dish at brunch or a tropical-themed party.

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