Corn and Marigold Fritters(Angola)

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 18mins
YIELD: 2-4


  • 8
    ounces sweetcorn
  • 4
    tablespoons heavy cream (also called double cream-or use cream of coconut to make this vegan)
  • 1
    tablespoon flour (or more as needed)
  • 12
    teaspoon baking powder (or soda)
  • 12
    teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon marigold petals (use pot marigold calendula)
  • 1
    tablespoon sunflower oil (or more)


  • Put the sweetcorn in a bowl and pour over the cream.
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder soda and season to taste with onion powder(if using), salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the marigold petals.
  • Set a large, heavy frying pan over high heat and pour in the oil.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the fritter mixture into the oil and fry until golden on both sides, turning once.
  • Press the mixture flat with a spatula to give a lacy effect at the edges.
  • Cook the fritters in bunches until all the mixture is used up, adding more oil to the pan if necessary.
  • Serve hot.