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October 13, 2012

Pumpkin Fritters & Cinnamon Syrup

Pumpkin Fritters with Cinnamon Syrup ~ Pumpkin fritters in a gooey, thick cinnamon syrup #PumpkinRecipe #PumpkinFritters #CinnamonSyrup

Pumpkin Fritters ... yeah, had them many times before - BUT never with this awesome Cinnamon Syrup!

What have I missed all these years???!! I do hope I am not the only one that's a little behind ...

This made a delicious dessert, enough for 4 - 6 servings, depending on how much the people you serve it to, like Pumpkin Fritters.  Again, it was only Roy and I, but I still decided to make the full recipe.  We had the leftovers {cold, by the way} the following morning. The syrup did not go all sugary or anything, but it might have to do with the fact that I kept them in a sealed container and not in the refrigerator.

Serve them warm in cold or rainy weather or cold in hot weather - whichever, it is delicious!  {And I have to  think of something else I can use this syrup with - it's just too delicious, to serve only with Fritters..}

Pumpkin Fritters & Cinnamon Syrup

2 cups cooked Pumpkin
1 cup Cake Flour
2 t Baking Powder
1/2 t Salt
1 Egg, beaten

Oil, to fry

1 TB Butter
3/4 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Milk
1 t Ground Cinnamon
2 t Corn Flour
2/3 cup Water

1.) Mash the Pumpkin finely - add the Cake Flour, Baking Powder, Salt and the Egg - keep mashing until well combined.
2.) Drop spoonfuls in hot Oil, flatten slightly and fry both sides until done and golden brown.
3.) Drain on paper towels and transfer to a serving dish.
4.) Bring the Butter, Sugar, Milk and Cinnamon to the boil - stir regularly - watch for over boil!
5.) Mix the Corn Flour with the Water and add slowly to the Syrup mixture - stir continuously, it will bubble up - as soon as the syrup has thickened, pour it over the Pumpkin Fritters.

Serve and enjoy!

***have a laugh at my permitted expense {whink} - when I made the syrup... the first time ... I accidentally took the CUMIN from the spices and not the CINNAMON - I only realized my mistake (the bottles all look the same, anyhow...) when I added it to the syrup and instead of smelling the expected delicious Cinnamon, this awful smell hit me! After quite a few, very un-lady like words, and Roy in full absentia,  I rinsed the pot and started again. Fortunately the syrup itself does not take long to make..***


  1. awesome! I'm def gonna give these a try!

    <3 Bethany @

  2. Oh my! I am in love with all things pumpkin and your cinnamon syrup looks so divine! Pinned this :)

    1. Yum ... yum .... yum! I love your recipes! I really need to get on the ball and try some of the stuff I've pinned from your site! I'm stopping by to let you know that your project will be featured at this week's All my Bloggy Friends, which opens at 7am EST tomorrow. I can't wait to see what you share this week. :)

  3. How yummy this is. The cinnamon syrup is calling my name.

  4. These sound so Yummy! I want to try that cinnamon syrup :)

  5. Mmmm... Sounds yummy, especially the syrup! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  6. Wow...these sure sound great..gotta try them.
    Over from Watch Out, Martha...

  7. Uh oh! I know what I'm having for dinner!

  8. Stopping by from the Marvelous Mondays link up - love your post!
    I'd love for you to add this to the Pumpkin Patch Hop, too!

  9. These look delish! D loves cinnamon and these would be right up his alley. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday! Hope to see you next week.

  10. thanks for linking up at the pumpkin patch hop! i'm adding this to my pumpkin board :)

  11. You've done it again Linda. We eat a lot of pumpkin here in Australia but I have never, ever had them in a fritter but I will now AND with cinnamon syrup! Thanks so much for linking up at Thriving on Thursdays.

    Anne xx

  12. I didn't realize they ate a lot of pumpkin in Australia we should eat more and decorate them less in the States. I hope you are sharing these fritters today on foodie friday. They look fantastic.

  13. Wow, those look great! That's so funny how you mistook the cumin for cinnamon- that's the kind of mistake I would make! I think I have done something like that before Thank you so much for sharing this on Meatless Monday :)

  14. That is what I am talking about! YUM!

  15. I could eat these fritters for breakfast...yum!

  16. Hi Linda,
    These Pumpkin Fritter look amazing, we will just love them. Have a fabulous weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  17. Yummy! I can't wait to try these. I want some now!! LOL
    Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful week. HUGS

  18. Looks so delicious!! I've pinned this as well - thanks for sharing at MightyCrafty Mondays.


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