Simple sweet fritters that come together in a cinch and disappear even faster!
Whisk all the dry ingredients in a medium bowl.
Measure your buttermilk/milk into a measuring cup and then whisk in remaining wet ingredients.
Gently stir in the wet ingredients into the dry until just mixed, small lumps are ok, don't overmix!
Heat 2 inches or more of oil in a pan until a small drop of batter dropped in the pan sizzles immediately and rises
Take a spoon or a cookie scoop and drop a few dollops of fritter dough into the pan, frying on medium heat till golden on both sides. Don't over crowd the pan!
Sift over icing sugar while still warm and serve immediately.
Add the cardamom when you add the dry ingredients and fold in the raspberries at the end. Proceed to frying.
Stir in the cinnamon with the dry ingredients and fold in the chopped apples at the end, then fry.
Finely crush the saffron between your fingers and stir into the batter along with the pistachios at the end. Fry.