Serve these sweet and crispy pineapple fritters warm and dusted with powdered sugar.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 large eggs
1/4 cup light beer
1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained and coarsely chopped,
Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)
- Beat flour and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in pineapple. Cover and chill 2 hours.
- Pour oil to a depth of 5-inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375°F (190°C). Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls, and fry, in batches, 5 minutes or until golden. Drain fritters on paper towels.
- Serve warm, dusted with powdered sugar, if desired.
Makes about 8 fritters.