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Buttermilk Berry Fritters

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


3-1/2 dozen

Your family's mouths will start watering when they dream about the crispy outside and soft inside of these fantastic fritters. They're definitely worth waking up for!—Janice Moore, East Palatka, Florida
Buttermilk Berry Fritters Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine the eggs, buttermilk, butter and vanilla; add to dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cranberries.
  2. In a deep cast-iron or electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 74 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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