Dous Beniyè (Sweet Fritters)
I found this sweet appetizer at GlaHaiti. A favorite in the Haitian culture, great as appetizers for a quick sweets cravings. This recipe is not for the diet, but really you only have one life. It's okay to give into some sweets cravings.
Who doesn't like powdered sugar dusted over anything? Sweet Fritters or Dous Beniye is not just for the New Orleans native. The Caribbean loves them.
So what do you need?
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup pure fruit puree (well-ripened bananas, mango, apricot, or peach)
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- vegetable oil for frying
- granulated or powdered sugar for dusting
Directions:Mix flour, baking soda, and salt, set aside. In a large bowl, mix the mashed fruit with the milk, add the sugar and beat until smooth. Beat the flour mixture into the fruit mixture until smooth.
Heat the oil over medium high setting and drop the batter by 1/2 Tablespoons into hot oil. Do not overload. Fry until golden, about 1 minute each side. Use a slotted spoon to remove from the pan. Place on paper towels to drain.
Sprinkle with granulated or powdered sugar and serve!
Easy right? Go ahead try some.
Recipe Source: HERE.