Banana Fritters Recipe

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
Fried bananas

Ingredients for Banana Fritters Recipe

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 tablespoon margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 cups vegetable oil for frying


  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat in egg, margarine, and milk until batter is smooth.
  3. Peel the bananas and cut into smaller pieces (about 2 inches in length).
  4. Heat oil in large skillet to 365 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. Dip bananas into the batter with a long spoon or fork, and gently lower into the hot vegetable oil.
  6. Fry the bananas until golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain extra grease on paper towels.
  8. Cut banana pieces in half, dust with powdered sugar, and enjoy!

Servings: 6

Serving Alternatives

Try the following powdered sugar alternatives to change things up a bit from the traditional powdered sugar topping:

  • Cinnamon sugar
  • Honey
  • Greek yogurt
  • Vanilla pudding
  • Melted peanut butter
  • Coconut shavings
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Ice cream
  • Syrup
  • Crushed nuts
Banana Fritters Recipe