December 2nd National Fritters Day

If you have never had a fritter you are in for a treat today. A Fritter is a fried cake or dough with some sort of filling in it. One of the earliest fritters is the corn fritter, and here’s a recipe for you.

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Technically speaking those chicken nuggets served at most fast food restaurants are fritters.  Fritters can contain practically anything. Any type of meat, vegetables or fruit. I suppose even cream filled doughnuts are technically a fritter as well.

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To fritter time away means to waste time, which I suppose what you do while you are waiting for your fritters to fry. But don’t take too long or you’l have some crispy fritters on your hands!

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Fritters are served all over the world, in every country imaginable. Deep frying dough is nothing new. No one seems to know when it began though it’s probably been around as long as there has been cooking oil.

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So enjoy a fritter today, you won’t regret it but make sure you don’t grab one too fast because it will be really, really hot.

How to celebrate – Have a fritter today, they are available in most southern restaurants. Make a desert for your family, a fritter filled with fruit. Invent your own type of fritter.