Simple Fritter Batter

Preparation info

  • Enough for fritters for


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

  • About


  • 4 oz flour
  • 1 egg
  • salt
  • 1 t


Sieve the flour with a pinch of salt into a bowl, and make a well in the centre. Separate the egg and keep the white aside. Mix the yolk carefully with the flour, blending well with a wooden spoon. Add the oil and then the milk, a little at a time, drawing in the flour gradually. When you have a thick, smooth, creamy batter stop adding milk and beat the mixture well. Allow it to stand as long a