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Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Fritters

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Fritters

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12-15 fritters 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Deep Fry
  • Cuisine: American



  • 1 C flour
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 + 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 C ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • Juice and zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • Splash of vanilla
  • 1/2 C blueberries
  • 1 quart Canola Oil – for deep fryingGlaze
  • 1 C confectioners sugar
  • 2 TBL heavy cream or whole milk
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon


  1. Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl – flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together wet ingredients (ricotta, egg, lemon zest/juice and vanilla) then combine with dry ingredients. Fold in the blueberries.
  3. In a deep heavy pot, bring oil to 375°
  4. Using a scoop or spoon gently place the dough into the hot oil. Allow to brown and flip over. Continue to cook and flip until golden brown. Place on a paper towel to drain.
  5. Glaze – Whisk all ingredients (confectioners sugar, whole milk and lemon juice) together and spoon over warm fritters. For extra flair, add little more lemon zest to top them off!Best enjoyed immediately, while warm!

Keywords: Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Fritters