This rainy weather calls for some warming treat that takes you back to your childhood. This Pumpkin Fritters Recipe is sugarless and made with stoneground flour, so they are healthy too!

Pumpkin Fritters Recipe Ingredients:

To make 12 you will need:

1 Butternut, about 2 cups (cooked and mashed)
1 Free range egg
1/2 Cup Stoneground white flour
1 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Tsp Baking Powder
Pinch of salt


Peel de-seed and cube the butternut (I have learned that peeling a butternut is easiest done with a vegetable peeler). Cook in water till soft.

Pumpkin Fritters Recipe - Cooking pumpkins in potSpoon the cooked butternut into your mixing bowl being careful not to spoon in the cooking water. Mash until smooth. Add all the other ingredients and stir through thoroughly.

Heat a skillet, add some oil and spoon your dough into the pan. Fry until golden brown.

Pumpkin Fritters Recipe - Fritters frying in the panI served them with this caramel sauce, sprinkled with cinnamon. These are so good and healthy, they can be enjoyed as breakfast, desert, or a side dish with a hearty meal.

Perfect comfort food for the cold weather!


Aloha! I'm Carien. I live in South Africa in an area called the Swartland (Black Land). I live on a small holding (Homestead) and I am a full time house wife with one husband (yes, only one), one son, one dog, a few sheep and plenty of chickens. Living as natural as possible is a passion of mine. Inclined to a mostly organic vegetarian diet I tend to post healthy food recipes, green tips and information on natural and organic and natural living.

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