Ripe Banana Fritters

Posted Aug. 28, 2022 by reliq

Here's a quick and easy Jamaican breakfast recipe; Good ol' ripe banana fritters. Enjoy!


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ cup milk
  • Oil for frying


  1. Peel and mash the ripe bananas.
  2. Beat egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Incorporate egg mixture with mashed bananas.
  4. Then add flour and baking powder and mix completely.
  5. Add up to ½ cup of milk, but only enough to obtain a batter that is slightly more solid than pancake consistency. (The difference will depend on the ripeness and consistency of the bananas added).
  6. Add oil to a frying pan and place on medium high heat. 
  7. Drop spoonful of the batter into the hot oil. 
  8. Flip when the edges start to get golden brown.
  9. Add confectioner's sugar or whipped cream to the hot fritters and serve.

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