Pumpkin Fritters

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A remarkably quick and simple seasonal dish using the pumpkin flesh from all those carved out halloween pumpkins from D G J Tanner Lyburn Farmhouse Cheesemakers , Goodalls Strawberries

Equally good as a starter served with rocket, feta cheese and a drizzle of balsamic dressing or a breakfast alternative served with a dusting of cinnamon sugar


Serves 4-6


  • 450g peeled pumpkin
  • 60g flour
  • 5ml baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • milk (optional)
  • 45ml sunflower oil
  • 45g butter


  1. Steam the pumpkin until soft and then mash to a puree
  2. Mix the pumpkin, flour, basking powder and eggs to form a batter of dropping consistency adding a little milk if it is too stil
  3. Heat the oil and butter in a big heavy based frying pan
  4. Add spoonsfuls of batter to the fryng pan and cook until golden brown on each side
  5. Remove and drain on kitchen paper
  6. Serve.