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maruya banana fritter
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5 from 2 votes

Banana Fritter Recipe

Mashed bananas combined with flour and other ingredients to make a batter and then fried until golden brown. It is best when rolled in granulated white sugar after frying.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 460kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 6 pieces banana saba or plantain variety, ripe (mashed)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 piece egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 3/4 cups cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and 1/2 cup sugar. Mix well.
  • Gradually add the mashed bananas while mixing.
  • Add the egg, vanilla extract, and milk. Mix to incorporate all the ingredients.
  • Heat half of the oil in a pan.
  • When the oil becomes hot, scoop about 1/2 cup of the mixture and then pour in the pan (add the remaining oil in the next batches).
  • Fry both sides until the color turns golden brown.
  • Sprinkle the remaining sugar on both sides.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g | Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg