Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet Potato Fritter, something sweet for iftaar

1 large sweet potato
A crack of sea salt
2-3 Tblsps butter
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
Enough milk and or water to make a thick batter.

Peel the sweet potato and cut into small cubes.
Add the cubes and salt to a glass bowl and microwave for 4mins till tender.
Mash roughly then add the butter, sugar and vanilla essence and mash again.
Add in 2 eggs and stir well to combine.
Add the flour and baking powder with 1/4 cup of milk.
Stir well and adjust the thickness of the batter by adding more milk or water.
Add the oil to a pan and heat on medium
Scoop a Tblsp of batter into the pan and fry till brown and bubbles have formed on the top, flip and fry on the other side.
Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper.
Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar before serving.


Sweet potato fritter

Cinnamon sugar
2 Tblsps white sugar
2 Tblsps brown sugar
1 tsp fine cinnamon

Mix the ingredients together and store in a sealable container.

Prepared, tried and tested Caashifa Adams Young 

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