How to Make Pumpkin Fritters
Fancy a delicious and juicy dessert? We propose a recipe for fluffy pumpkin fritters. It's a treat typical at the Fallas festival (Valencia, Spain) but if you prefer you can make them at home and delight your friends and family with these steps. You'll see that with a few simple steps and a little time, you'll be able to enjoy this delicious and traditional treat. On OneHowTo.com, we tell how to make pumpkin fritters.
To begin with these delicious pumpkin fritters recipe, have to hand all the ingredients. First peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds, and put it in a saucepan to boil. Then, while the pumpkin boils, separate the yolks from the egg whites, whisk into stiff peaks and put on one side.
Boil the pumpkin until softened and cooked through, then pull it out of the water, drain and pass it through the mixer until you obtain a thick cream without any lumps. Don't throw out the water which the pumpkin boiled in, keep it to use later when making the batter.
Now it's time to put the flour in the bowl, and incorporate the yeast, sugar, salt, zest and the egg yolks . You have to knead this mixture well to make it very homogeneous, and gradually add a little of the water we boiled the pumpkin in, up to about 15 tablespoons.
Then add Pumpkin cream and mix to achieve a uniform mass and has no lumps. If it is difficult to do it by hand, use the mixer. Once you've made the dough, smoothly incorporate the egg whites in the dough. And now just the last and final step, heat the oil in a large pan, bring to a boil. Once the oil is at the right temperature, slowly put the dough in so that it cooks, you should fry on both sides. Once you have made donuts, place them on a plate and coat in sugar.
Now you know how to make pumkin fritters you might also want to learn how to make chocolate fritters or other typical Spanish desserts such as braided Easter bread or flan.
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