Sweet Pumpkin Fritters

Little bites of pumpkin spice and everything nice! This easy recipe will satisfy your sweet and savoury tooth.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Difficulty Level Easy
Servings 40

Ingredients
  

Fritters:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) E.D.SMITH® Pumpkin Pie Filling
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) melted butter
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • Icing sugar

Cream Cheese Dip:

  • 2 oz (56 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) milk
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract

Directions
 

  • Fritters: Stir flour with sugar, baking powder and salt; set aside. Whisk pumpkin pie filling with eggs and melted butter. Stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture until combined.
  • Heat about 2-inches (5 cm) oil in a straight-sided saucepan until registers 350°F (180°C) on a deep fry thermometer. Frying in batches, spoon tablespoons of batter into the oil. Cook, turning frequently, for 2 to 4 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towels. Dust with icing sugar. Serve with Cream Cheese Dip.
  • Cream Cheese Dip: Beat cream with icing sugar, cinnamon until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 tbsp milk and vanilla until smooth.

Tips

  1. If desired dust with cinnamon sugar and serve warm.
  2. Transfer leftover pumpkin pie filling to an airtight container and freeze for up to 1 month.
Type Donuts - Pastries
Season/Occasion Kid Friendly - Summer Fun - Thanksgiving, Autumn & Halloween

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