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April 10, 2013

Tuesday’s Taste Tempters 4.10.13

Posted: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 8:00 pm

The Messenger, each Tuesday, will feature a recipe on the Community Lifestyles page.
Recipes will include those submitted by manufacturing companies, publicists and local readers.
In order for a local reader to have a recipe considered for publication, the recipe must be typed. Measurements such as tablespoon and teaspoon should be spelled out. Submissions must also include the cook’s name, address and day-time telephone number.
Recipes may be submitted by mail to Donna Ryder, Associate Editor, Tuesday’s Taste Tempters, P.O. Box 430, Union City TN 38281 or by email at
Today’s recipe has been submitted by Caribbean Liquid Sugar ( This recipe was adapted from Paula Deen.
Sweet Tater Fritters
2 tablespoons oil
1 egg, beaten
1⁄2 cup milk
11⁄2 teaspoons of Hey Shuga! or Mama Shuga! (can be substituted for 1 teaspoon of Lil’ Shuga!)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup sour cream
1 cup self-rising flour
3 potatoes, peeled, cored and sliced horizontally, about 1⁄4-inch thick

Heat 2 tablespoons oil to 375 degrees.
Combine in a bowl the beaten egg, milk, sugar, cinnamon and sour cream. Mix well and add flour.
Dip potatoes in batter and carefully place in oil. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Turn and cook 1 to 2 minutes more.
Remove fritters and drain. May be drizzled with Mama Shuga!, if desired. Serve warm.

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