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Fried Banana Balls

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"An easy delicious banana fritter recipe. Drop by them by the tablespoon to form the balls."
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20 m servings 92
Original recipe yields 30 servings (30 to 50 balls)


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  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Mash bananas, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon together in a separate bowl. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture until batter is well mixed.
  2. Heat 2 inches of oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Drop batter by to tablespoon into to oil; cook until lightly golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer banana balls to a paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool slightly. Dust banana balls with confectioners' sugar.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I mashed the bananas and left some small chunks.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 92 calories; 3.1 15.5 1 0 88 Full nutrition

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easy to make. I mashed the bananas and wet ingredients in a Ziploc bag, then added the dry mixture and mashed some more. I cut a corner tip off the bag and piped the batter into the oil. no mess...

Very nice when you have overly ripe bananas. This recipe is meant to be tweaked according to tastebuds and quantity. I made it once before and had quite a bit to work with, so this time I was ...

This is a common snack in India. Instead of white sugar, jaggery is used. I had some on hand so I grated about 3 tbsp into the banana mixture. I had 2 bowls - one for all the dry ingredients ( u...

A delectable banana treat. The cinnamon and powdered sugar added a lot to this recipe. The recipe is quick and easy and the Banana Balls disappeared quickly!

Tastes like a banana pancake ball. It’s basic and simple. Took 15 min. I have a stupid electric stove and I kept the knob between 5-6. Super tasty and a quick treat. Husband approved.

Amaze balls! That should be what they’re called... so good. They were an absolute hit with my kids and grandparents too! Even after stored overnight they are good, they lose the crunch of the f...

Haven't tried making it, but I'd like to try the recipe, and make it healthier, with coconut flour and tapioca flour for flour, stevia to sweeten, and fry in coconut oil. I'll get back.

These are DELICIOUS!! I added chocolate chips to half the batch as another reviewer had done. Wouldn't do that again as these were much better without the chips. Thanks!

This were devoured by my guests. I cooked in coconut oil. Make sure the oil is deep enough that the dough does not touch the bottom of the pan. If the oil gets too hot ... they will burn, I ...