Kapok Tree Corn Fritters

1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1 scant tablespoon salt
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup whole kernel corn
Fat for deep frying
Confectioner’s sugar for dusting


Resift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together.

Add egg, milk and corn. Stir until blended.

Drop batter into fat a teaspoonful at a time.

Maintain fat at 350 degrees and fry fritters until golden brown, turning once with a spoon to cook evenly.

Remove fritters from fat and drain on paper towel.

Serve piping hot on warm platter. Sprinkle fritters with confectioner’s sugar before serving.