Pear Fritters

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
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1/2 cup milk

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup sour cream

1 cup self-rising flour

2 peeled and cored pears

Vegetable oil, for frying

Vanilla ice cream, for garnish, optional

Cinnamon-sugar, for garnish, optional

Confectioners' sugar, for garnish, optional

Maple syrup, for garnish, optional


  1. Whisk together milk, egg, sugar, cinnamon and sour cream. Add flour. Set aside.
  2. Slice the cored pears into rings. Heat the oil in skillet. Dip rings into batter and place in hot oil. Fry until golden brown.
  3. Top with vanilla ice cream and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar and powered sugar, if desired. Drizzle with maple syrup and garnish with a mint leaf, if desired.