National Fritters Day 2022: Fritters are a type of fried food made with a batter or dough that contains pieces of fruit, vegetables, or meat. They can be sweet or savory, and they are popular around the world. While fritters have been around for centuries, National Fritters Day is a relatively new holiday.
What are fritters?
Fritters are a type of fried food made from a batter or dough containing various ingredients such as vegetables, fruit, meat, or seafood. They are typically small in size and can be served as an appetizer, main course, or dessert. National Fritters Day is celebrated annually on December 2nd.
History of fritters
Fritters are believed to have originated in ancient Greece, where they were made with cheese and herbs. The Roman cookbook Apicius includes a recipe for fried dough balls called frixelli.
Fritters later spread to other parts of Europe, where they were made with various ingredients including meat, vegetables, and fruit. Apple fritters are a popular type of fritter in the United States.
Types of fritters
There are many types of fritters, but some of the most popular include:
-Apple fritters: These are made with chunks of apples in the batter and fried until golden brown. They can be served plain, with a dusting of powdered sugar, or with a dipping sauce.
-Corn fritters: A classic American favorite, corn fritters are made with cornmeal and usually contain diced onions and peppers. They can be served as is or topped with a dollop of sour cream or salsa.
-Zucchini fritters: A healthier option, these fritters are made with shredded zucchini and often contain other veggies like carrots or bell peppers. They can be served plain or with a yogurt or tzatziki sauce.
How to make fritters
1. How to make fritters:
1 cup self-rising flour
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 cup blueberries or other fruit (optional)
Mix together flour, egg, milk, sugar and salt in a bowl until combined. Add melted butter and mix until smooth. Fold in blueberries or other fruit, if desired.
Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and coat with cooking spray. Scoop 1/4 cup batter for each fritter into the pan. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until golden brown. Serve with syrup or honey.
There are many delicious fritter recipes out there, so it can be hard to choose just one to make for National Fritters Day. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are three of our favorite fritter recipes that are sure to please everyone at your celebration.
For the sweet tooths in your life, try our Apple Fritters. These fritters are packed with apples and spices, and they’re fried to perfection. Serve them with a scoop of ice cream or some whipped cream for an extra special treat.
If you’re looking for something savory, our Zucchini Fritters are the perfect choice. These fritters are made with shredded zucchini and Parmesan cheese, and they’re served with a side of ranch dressing for dipping.
And finally, our Banana Fritters are the perfect way to use up those overripe bananas. These fritters are coated in a crispy batter and fried until golden brown. Serve them with some honey or syrup for a truly decadent treat.
Where to buy fritters
There are many places to buy fritters on National Fritters Day. You can find them at your local grocery store, or you can order them online. If you’re looking for a specific type of fritter, you may want to check out a specialty store.
Most grocery stores will have a selection of fritters available on National Fritters Day. You can usually find them in the frozen food section. If you’re looking for something specific, like pumpkin fritters, you may want to call ahead to see if your store has them in stock.
You can also order fritters online. There are a number of websites that sell fritters, and some of them offer special deals on National Fritters Day. When you order fritters online, you can usually choose from a wide variety of flavors and types.
If you’re looking for a specific type of fritter, like apple fritters, you may want to check out a specialty store. These stores typically have a greater selection of fritters than regular grocery stores.
With National Fritters Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your fritter-themed celebrations. Whether you’re looking to whip up a batch of homemade fritters or simply enjoy some from your favorite restaurant, there’s no better way to show your love for this delicious treat than by indulging on December 2nd. So mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate National Fritters Day in style!
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Prepare your fryers for National Fritter Day on December 2 and get ready to celebrate!