Pumpkin Fritters (Pampoenkoekies)

By Schuzelle  , , , , ,     

September 14, 2015

Pumpkin Fritters (Pampoenkoekies). Very decadent side dish or can even be served as a dessert.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 5-8 servings



1 1/2 cups of cooked pumpkin

2 large eggs

1 cup of almond flour

1 tsp of baking powder

1 tsp of psyllium husk

1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon

1 T coconut oil


2.5 T of salted butter

1.5 T of Xyilitol

1 tsp of cinnamon

1/2 cup of fresh cream

1/4 vanilla pod


Pumpkin fritter

1Cook the pumpkin in a pot until soft for about 15 Minutes.

2Mash the pumpkin with a potato masher and add the eggs, almond flour, baking powder, psyllium husk and ground cinnamon.

3Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat.

4Add the coconut oil.

5Scoop up heaped tablespoons of the batter and fry until the fritter is golden on both sides.

6Remove from the pan.


1In a sauce pan heat the pan up to medium-high heat.

2Add the butter, cream and 1/2 T of the Xylitol.

3Stir for about 3 Minutes.

4Remove from heat and add vanilla pod.

5Once vanilla is combined pour over fritters.

6In a separate bowl combine the remainder 1 T of Xylitol with cinnamon.

7Sprinkle over and serve while hot.


2 Reviews

Jainab Haas

November 2, 2016

definitely going to try this recipe

Jainab Haas

November 2, 2016

This sounds and looks good….definitely going to try this recipe.

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