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South African Pumpkin Fritters

Total Time
20 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
This South African classic can go savory or sweet. Serve as a snack with spicy mango salsa or a dessert with some whipped cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.*
Ingredients

all-purpose flour

½ cup(s)

baking powder

2 tsp

table salt

½ tsp, or to taste

ground cinnamon

1 tsp

canned pumpkin

15 oz

egg(s)

2 large, separated

cooking spray

3 spray(s), divided

olive oil

1 Tbsp, divided

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin with egg yolks; mix until well-combined.
  3. In another small bowl, whip egg whites until soft peaks form.
  4. Alternating in batches, add flour mixture and egg whites to pumpkin mixture, stirring after each addition.
  5. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-low heat. Add a teaspoon oil; heat until oil shimmers. Drop 4 large spoonfuls of batter onto skillet to form four 3-inch fritters; cook until bubbles start to form along sides, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Flip fritters and cook until lightly browned, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes more; remove fritters to a serving plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat process two more times to make twelve fritters total. Yields 1 fritter per serving.
Notes
*Could affect SmartPoints value.

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