These fritters are from Grand Cayman, where food is a lovely combination of English, Indian and Jamaican. These are quick and easy, a great way to use left over sweet potatoes for breakfast!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
64 fritters
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon into a bowl, set aside. Stir together the rum, sweet potatoes, banana, pineapple, and butter; mix well. Fold the flour into the sweet potato mixture until well combined.

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  • Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Drop tablespoon-sized pieces of batter into the hot oil, and fry until light golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and dust with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Facts

177 calories; protein 1.7g 3% DV; carbohydrates 20.2g 7% DV; fat 9.9g 15% DV; cholesterol 7.6mg 3% DV; sodium 148mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2007
i made this recipe for my husband and i and we loved it. it was a great way to get our son who hates any vegetable besides green beans to eat something different. it was fun to make and it was delicious. i would recommend this dish to anyone who wants to revisit the carribbean or if they want to try something different. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
08/04/2006
Incredibly bland. It smelled delicious but the smell was not reflected in the flavor. There is nothing I can think of that would save this recipe for myself. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
08/04/2006
Incredibly bland. It smelled delicious but the smell was not reflected in the flavor. There is nothing I can think of that would save this recipe for myself. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2007
i made this recipe for my husband and i and we loved it. it was a great way to get our son who hates any vegetable besides green beans to eat something different. it was fun to make and it was delicious. i would recommend this dish to anyone who wants to revisit the carribbean or if they want to try something different. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/03/2010
I thought this had a lot of flavor. I followed the recipe exactly as written. I served as a side dish for dinner with mango chicken and cuscus. It was perfect. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/04/2010
I modified the recipe slightly (did not add pineapple and added 1/4 tsp cloves.) perfect winter comfort food. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/15/2014
I added chopped apples to this fritter;) These were super good. I did add some brown sugar. NOTE: Use a tablespoon not a scoop like I did mine a bit doughy my bad haha. Perfect breakfast along with sausage patties. YummmO Thank you I L T E;) Read More
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