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Cherry Fritters

Cherry Fritters

Cheery cherries make a charming dessert! Paired with a tasty dough made from All-Bran® cereal, these fanciful fritters are a pleasing departure from ordinary sweets. Serve with tangy red cherry sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Yum!

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 24

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (16 oz.) pitted, red tart cherries, drained, reserving liquid
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • or 1/2 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Bran Buds® cereal Buy Now
  • Vegetable oil or shortening (for frying)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Water

Directions:

1. Reserve 1/4 cup cherries for sauce. Chop remaining cherries. Set aside.

2. Stir together flour, 1/4 cup of the sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3. In large mixing bowl, beat egg slightly. Stir in milk, oil and KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN
cereal. Let stand 2 minutes or until cereal softens. Add flour mixture, stirring until
smooth. Stir in chopped cherries.

4. Drop by rounded tablespoon into hot deep oil (375° F). Fry until golden brown,
about 2 1/2 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with Cherry Sauce.

5. To make Cherry Sauce, combine the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and the cornstarch
in small saucepan. Add water to reserved cherry liquid to measure 1 cup liquid. Add
to sugar mixture, stirring until smooth.Cook over medium heat until mixture boils,
stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring 1 minute longer. Remove from heat
and stir in reserved cherries. Serve warm with fritters.

Yield: 24 fritters

Note

To reheat fritters, place on baking sheet and bake at 200° F for 10 to 15 minutes
or until warm.

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