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Sweet Potato & Apple Fritters Recipe by Summer Telfer | Baby Foodie


Cook time – 20 mins

Prep time – 10 mins

Age – 8 months+

Yield – 6-8 fritters


Ingredients:


1 Apple Grated (Red or Green)

½ Cup Raw Grated Sweet Potato

¼ tsp Cinnamon

¼ tbsp Vanilla Essence (Optional for babies older than 9 months)

1/3 Cup Oat Flour/Self-Rising Flour/or Any flour of choice

1 tbsp Maple syrup/sugar

1 Egg

½ Cup Olive/ Grapeseed/Coconut Oil


Instructions:


1. Remove skin and core from apple and grate.

2. Peel raw sweet potato and grate.

3. In a small mixing bowl, combine grated pieces, egg, cinnamon, maple syrup/sugar and flour of choice.

4. In a small frying pan on medium heat, place ½ cup of oil. Once oil is heated, drop 1 tablespoon of the mixture at a time and allow to cook.

5. Cook for about 2-3 minutes on one side and then flip to the next for another 2-3 minutes.

6. When done texture should be crunchy and chewy! Cool and serve to babies 6-9 months whole allowing them to suck, bite and chew the fritter. For babies 9-12 months, allow them to use their pincer grasp to pick up smaller pieces and feed themselves.

7. Store the remaining fritters in an airtight container or Ziploc bag and place in the fridge for up to 5 days.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION


Sweet Potato: One of the best sources of Vitamin A, and a good source of Vitamin C, beta-carotene, fiber and potassium.


Apple: Helps with constipation as it has lots of fiber, and easy to digest. Contains many nutrients like Vitamin C and B6. The nutrients in the different apples may vary but you can count on all of them to strengthen your baby’s immune system, promote healthy skin and cellular growth.

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