Bartlett Pear Fritter with Sweet Lemon Ricotta

by | Mar 31, 2017 | New Recipe, Recipe Archive, Recipes

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  •  T. baking powder
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste
  • 1½ cups soda water
  • 6 Bartlett pears, cored, cut in eighths
  • 3 cups ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup lemon marmalade
  • 3 T. honey

1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt and pepper in large bowl. Add soda water, whisking until smooth; add more as necessary to achieve desired consistency. Allow batter to rest 1 hour.

2. Dip pears in batter; deep-fry in 375°F oil until golden-brown, about 3 minutes.

3. Combine ricotta with marmalade and honey in small bowl; stir until smooth. Serve as dipping sauce for fritters.


12 servings

Reprinted with permission from the American Culinary Federation; Credit: Nicholas Farrel, Chef, Sovana Bistro, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania The National Culinary Review, July/August 2016