Wednesday Recipe: Sour Cherry Fritters


  • 1 cup flour sifted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs separated
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup pitted sour cherries


  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  • Combine the beaten egg yolks with water and mix until smooth.
  • Fold in the stiffly-beaten egg whites and add the cherries.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into hot fat (360f) and cook 2 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and serve with powdered sugar or fruit sauce.
  • Other fruits or berries may be used.