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Totally indulgent treats, perfect for bonfire night.
Servings 4
Calories 439 kcal
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 1 small can pineapple rings drained (Del Monte), cut into quarters
  • 1 lemon , finely grated zest

For the Sauce

  • 300 ml cold water
  • 100 g good quality cocoa powder
  • 120 g caster sugar
  • 40 g cold salted butter, cubed

For the Batter

  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 425 ml fizzy water, approx
  • 0.5 tsp ground allspice
  • cornflour
  • caster sugar, to sprinkle
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • allspice for dusting

Instructions
 

  • Place the pineapple wedges into a bowl, sprinkle over the lemon zest.
  • For the chocolate sauce place, the water into a pan, add the cocoa powder and sugar, whisk to the boil
  • Simmer for 2 minutes, then take off the heat and whisk in the butter until dissolved. Strain through a sieve and keep warm.
  • Place the flour in a large bowl, and then whisk in enough fizzy water to make a thick batter (about the same consistency as Yorkshire pudding batter).
  • Mix in the allspice and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • Pat the pineapple dry on kitchen paper, then dust with a little cornflour.
  • Dip in the batter to coat.
  • Gently fry in shallow oil 180C, until crisp and lightly browned.
  • Cooking in batches, drop the pineapple carefully into the hot oil and cook until golden and crispy.
  • Drain well on kitchen paper and sprinkle with caster sugar and allspice.
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Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Fritters & Chocolate Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
439
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Cholesterol
 
22
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
100
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
74
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
83
g
28
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
38
g
42
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword chocolate, pinapple
Course Dessert, Fruit
Cuisine Autumn, Bonfire Night, ITV This Morning
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