Pear Fritters

Pear Fritters

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"Pear fritters are SOOO good with ham! Really with any meat where a little sweetness is a good thing. This would be good with sausages in the morning, as well! Mmmmmm..."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 348 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 27.1 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 258 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute the pears until caramelized; set aside to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and pepper; form a well in the center. In a small, separate bowl beat the egg with the milk and pour into the dry ingredients; mix well.
  3. Gently fold pears into the batter.
  4. Heat deep fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Drop batter by rounded spoonfuls into hot oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain briefly on paper towels. Serve hot.

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  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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I ended up sprinkling a little sugar in with the pears to get them to caramelize while sauteing them. I also added 2tsp sugar and some cinnamon, ground allspice, and a little ground ginger to t...

My first problem was that the pears did not carmelize during the saute. Perhaps they were too ripe or I used the wrong type of pan-I used a nonstick skillet, but they just got mushy and a lot o...

Simple, easy, and crowd pleasing. Everyone enjoyed the origanal take on a classic, and I can't wait to experiment.