Pumpkin Fritters (Pampoenkoekies)

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FRITTERS:
  • Sift all dry ingredients.
  • Mash pumpkin finely and beat in egg yolks.
  • Whisk egg whites til light and fluffy - do not make them too stiff.
  • Gently mix egg whites into pumpkin and then fold pumpkin mixture into dry ingredients.
  • Fry tablespoonsful of fritter batter in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towel and place into ovenproof dish.
  • Now preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • SYRUP:
  • Bring water, sugar, butter, milk, cinnamon, and salt to the boil, lower heat and thicken with flour.
  • Pour syrup over fritters and bake for 15 - 30 minutes.
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