Fried Banana Balls

An easy delicious banana fritter recipe. Drop by them by the tablespoon to form the balls. author: El’s Girl source:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 very ripe bananas

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • oil for frying

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar


  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Mash bananas, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon together in a separate bowl. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture until batter is well mixed.

  • Heat 2 inches of oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Drop batter by to tablespoon into to oil; cook until lightly golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer banana balls to a paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool slightly. Dust banana balls with confectioners’ sugar.