500ml self-raising flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
30ml melted butter
5 ml vanilla essence
400 ml cooking oil
Sift flour and salt into a bowl and stir in 15ml sugar. Make a well in centre and add egg, butter, vanilla essence and milk. Mix to a thick pancake batter. Heat oil in a large frying pan and drop batter, 15ml at a time, into it. Fry fritters until golden brown, about 3 minutes on either side. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Serve hot. Makes 36.
Add 4 large ripe bananas (mashed) and banana essence instead of vanilla essence.
Add 250ml mashed cooked pumpkin