Pineapple Fritters

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Something yummy and easy to make. My mom makes these every New Year’s Day. These fritters are best served immediately.


  • oil for frying
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained and juice reserved
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar for dusting, or as needed (Optional)


Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Whisk pineapple, flour, milk, and egg together to form a light and fluffy batter.

Bring reserved pineapple juice to a boil in a small saucepan. Add white sugar and stir to dissolve; lower heat. Simmer until thickened glaze forms, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature, about 15 minutes.

Drop spoonfuls of batter in the hot oil, 2 to 3 pieces at a time, and fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Drizzle glaze over fritters and dust with confectioners’ sugar.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cook time: 13 mins
Total time: 38 mins
Servings: 24 – Yield: 24 fritters



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