Pampoenkoekies (South African Pumpkin Fritters) By African Bites

Pampoenkoekies (South African Pumpkin Fritters) By African Bites


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Pampoenkoekies (South African Pumpkin Fritters) By African Bites
Yields16 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time18 mins

Pampoenkoekies – These South African pumpkin fritters are light, fluffy and literally melts in your mouth. Drizzled with caramel sauce and you’re in pumpkin heaven. First of all it’s a really great combination of flavors, which is light as air (it literally melts in your mouth). it is also quick and easy – ready in under 20 minutes. You can start eating these bite-sized treats.

So what is Pampoenkoekies? Pampoenkoekies is a traditional Afrikaans fritter that is served either as breakfast, snack dessert or a side dish depending on how it is made. They are a little bit savory, a little bit sweet, and a delight.

 1 cup mashed pumpkin
 1 cup flour
 2 tbsp sugar
 ¼ cup milk
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp nutmeg
 ¼ tsp all spice
 ¼ tsp salt
 1 large egg
 Oilfor deep-frying
 Caramel glaze
 1 cup sugar
 3 tbsp water
 ¾ heavy cream
 1 tbsp unsalted butter

Ingredients

 1 cup mashed pumpkin
 1 cup flour
 2 tbsp sugar
 ¼ cup milk
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp nutmeg
 ¼ tsp all spice
 ¼ tsp salt
 1 large egg
 Oilfor deep-frying
 Caramel glaze
 1 cup sugar
 3 tbsp water
 ¾ heavy cream
 1 tbsp unsalted butter
Pampoenkoekies (South African Pumpkin Fritters) By African Bites

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