Crispy and mild-flavored, this fun finger food always gets snatched up quickly. If there are any leftovers, they reheat well for a snack the next day.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 3 cups shredded carrots
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk the eggs, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in carrots.
- In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by 2 tablespoonfuls into hot oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 144 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Carrot Fritters in Country Woman Christmas 2009