Banana Fritters (Klu Ay Tod)
- 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® Self Rising Flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 4 large bananas, slightly underripe
- Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
- 1/4 cup honey
- Vanilla ice cream (optional)
COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; whisk in water until mixture is smooth. Whisk in eggs; mix well. Cut bananas into 1-inch pieces. Place in batter; stir gently to coat pieces thoroughly.
POUR oil about 1 1/4 inch deep into large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat until about 365ºF. Add battered banana pieces, keeping them separated.
COOK on one side until golden. Turn pieces; cook until other side is golden. Continue to cook pieces, turning often, until light brown and crisp.
REMOVE from skillet; drain on paper towels. Place on large serving platter; drizzle with honey. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
This is Thailand’s most popular dessert and is found at almost every festive occasion.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Serving Size (abt 3 fritters), Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 370), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 620mg, Total Carbohydrate 54g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 23g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 15%, Iron 10%.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.