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Zucchini Fritters

This simple healthy cooking with kids recipe is easy to make and full of goodness of zucchinis.

Cooking with kids is not only fun but also showing your little one how to follow simple instructions to achieve a great result. Measuring out tablespoons, grams and litres your kids will not notice that while cooking you are actually practicing basics of maths.

If you choose the right recipe your child will be able to collect all the ingredients, measure, mix and pour them into suitable pans or trays all on his own. Lots of excitement and fun guaranteed!

Hope that my cooking with kids easy recipes will encourage you to test them and cook with your kids.


Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Makes 12 fritters

1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
1 egg
1 cup of fat free milk
400g (2 medium size) zucchini, shredded and all the juices squizzed out
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
40g sultanas
Olive oil


Sift the flour and baking soda using a flour sifter into a medium bowl. Break egg in a jar, add the milk and beat them with a whisk until they are mixed well.

Pour egg mixture slowly into flour mixture, whisking as you go; continue whisking until the batter mixture is smooth. I like adding 1 teaspoon of olive oil into the batter that prevent fritters from sticking to the pan.
Stir the zucchini and sultanas into the batter with a wooden spoon.

Put a tiny little bit of olive oil (just to coat) on to the frying pan. Turn the stove on to medium and heat the pan.

Using a large spoon form a round picklets out of the batter and spread them on the pan.

Cook the fritters about 1 minute or until browned underneath; turn them over and cook the other side for about 1 minute (make sure it cooked through).

Remove the fritters from the pan, put them on a plate and cover with foil to keep them warm.

Using this simple healthy fritters recipe you will be able to cook lovely afternoon snack or school box fillers.

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