South African Pumpkin Fritters
Serves: 4 (makes 16 fritter)


  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions

In large bowl, combine pumpkin, flour, egg, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder and salt.

Heat 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Drop spoonfuls of mixture into pan and lightly flatten with a spatula. Cook until golden, about 4 minutes per side. Cook in two batches.

In small bowl, combine remaining sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle over hot fritters before serving.