Pancetta Pumpkin Fritters With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Ingredients

Fritters:
1 cup roasted pumpkin (roast with 1 tbsp brown sugar)*
2 tablespoons melted butter (unsalted)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 large egg
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup breadcrumbs made from cinnamon bread
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 cup Pancetta, small dice
Cinnamon Whipped Cream:
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon +1 tsp powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

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To make whipped cream:
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Add heavy whipping cream to a medium size mixing bowl and begin to incorporate air into the cream using hand mixer on low.
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Increase speed and once thickened slightly, add sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.
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Continue to blend until stiff peaks form, cover bowl with plastic wrap and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
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To make batter:
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Blend pumpkin and butter until smooth and then add sugar, salt & cinnamon.
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With a whisk, blend in egg until fully incorporated.
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Slowly whisk flour and breadcrumbs into batter.
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Using a spoon, fold Pancetta into mix.
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To fry:
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In a large, heavy bottomed pan, add 50/50 canola, vegetable oil blend until at least 1" deep.
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Heat the oil to 325°.
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Working in batches, use a small cookie scoop to drop rounded spoonfuls of batter into the oil.
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The fritters will start to float when they need to be flipped. Cook approximately 1 minute per side or until golden brown.
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Keep warm in oven while working through remaining batter.
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Serve warm with Cinnamon Whip Cream and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
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If fresh pumpkin is not available, substitute with canned.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 9:13am

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