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Vegan Banana Fritters Recipe

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Vegan Banana Fritters Recipe
Vegan Banana Fritters

 

Sweet and Satisfying: Vegan Banana Fritters Recipe

Imagine a dessert that’s not only scrumptious but also vegan-friendly, allowing you to indulge your sweet tooth without compromising your plant-based lifestyle. Vegan Banana Fritters are the answer to your cravings. These golden, crispy delights capture the essence of comfort food, blending ripe bananas, a touch of sweetness, and a hint of warm spices. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the world of Vegan Banana Fritters, exploring their history, the art of making them, and why they’ve become a beloved treat in both vegan and non-vegan kitchens.

 

The Timeless Allure of Fritters

Fritters, those crispy, fried morsels of deliciousness, have been enjoyed by cultures around the world for centuries. They can feature a variety of ingredients, from fruits and vegetables to grains and legumes. In the case of Vegan Banana Fritters, ripe bananas are the star of the show, offering natural sweetness and a satisfying texture.

 

Why Vegan Banana Fritters?

Choosing a vegan approach to banana fritters not only aligns with plant-based principles but also brings a host of benefits to the table:

 

    1. Cruelty-Free: Vegan fritters do not use dairy or eggs, making them a compassionate choice that doesn’t harm animals.
    2. Healthier Frying: Vegan fritters can be fried in healthier oils like coconut or avocado oil, reducing the saturated fat content often associated with traditional frying methods.
    3. Allergy-Friendly: They are suitable for those with dairy or egg allergies, making them a versatile treat for diverse dietary needs.
    4. Plant-Powered: Ripe bananas are packed with essential nutrients like potassium, vitamin C, and dietary fiber, making these fritters a somewhat nutritious indulgence.

 

 

The Art of Crafting Vegan Banana Fritters

Creating Vegan Banana Fritters is a simple yet delightful process. Here’s a glimpse of the key steps involved:

1. Choose Ripe Bananas: Select bananas that are slightly overripe, with speckled or brown spots. They should be soft and sweet to achieve the best flavor.

2. Mash and Sweeten: Mash the bananas until smooth and combine them with a touch of sweetness, often using sugar or a natural sweetener like maple syrup.

3. Spice It Up: Enhance the flavor with a dash of ground cinnamon or nutmeg. These warm spices complement the bananas beautifully.

4. Flour and Baking Powder: Mix in flour and a pinch of baking powder to create a thick, pancake-like batter. Some recipes use wheat flour, while others opt for gluten-free alternatives.

5. Fry to Perfection: Heat oil in a pan, drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil, and fry until the fritters turn golden brown and crispy.

6. Drain and Serve: Place the cooked fritters on paper towels to remove excess oil. Serve them warm, sprinkled with powdered sugar or a drizzle of syrup.

 

Versatility: Beyond the Basics

While classic Vegan Banana Fritters are undeniably delicious, there’s room for creativity and experimentation. Here are some ways to customize your fritters:

 

    • Flavor Variations: Add ingredients like vanilla extract, grated coconut, or chopped nuts for added flavor and texture.
    • Gluten-Free Options: Explore gluten-free flours like almond flour or rice flour if you have dietary restrictions.
    • Dipping Delights: Pair your fritters with vegan chocolate sauce, fruit compote, or a scoop of dairy-free ice cream for an extra treat.

 

Vegan Banana Fritters

Vegan Banana Fritters

You have to love a dish that can be eaten for breakfast or dessert 😉

5 from 1 vote

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Vegan

Servings 25
Calories 60 kcal

Ingredients

  

  • 4 bananas very ripe, mashed
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 2 cup oat flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
  • Pinch ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • coconut oil for light frying

Instructions

 

  • In a medium bowl mash the bananas, Stir in almond milk, vanilla and flaxseeds. Set aside.
  • Combine oat flour, brown rice flour, coconut palm sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add banana mixture and stir to fully combine until batter is smooth.
  • Heat oil on medium-heat in a large skillet, making sure to cover the base.
  • Place batter by the spoonful onto the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side or until golden.
  • Put fresh banana slice for toppings.

Keyword Vegan Food

Vegan Banana Fritters are a delightful testament to the world of plant-based cooking. They capture the essence of comfort food while aligning with vegan principles, making them an inclusive treat for all. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply curious about exploring more plant-based options, these fritters are a sweet and satisfying choice. So, why wait? Grab those ripe bananas from your kitchen counter, follow our recipe, and embark on a journey of deliciousness that celebrates the beauty of plant-based living—one crispy bite at a time.

Inspired by: Healthier Steps

If you enjoyed this recipe or have suggestions on how we can improve it, please leave us a comment below. Also, make sure to check out other dishes I’ve created or stories I’ve written about food culture – here.


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Wesley
Wesley
1 year ago

5 stars
These are my favorite!

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