Zambian Fritters with Orange Syrup


  • 300g bread flour
  • 12g fresh yeast or 10g instant
  • 30ml sugar
  • 2ml salt
  • 300ml water
  • 15ml veg oil
  • Veg oil for deep frying
  • For the syrup
  • 90g sugar
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • 1 cup Clover Krush Orange Juice
  • For the icing:
  • Orange juice and icing sugar


Rub yeast into a little bit of the flour then add the rest of the flour, mix in sugar, salt, water, and veg oil to make a soft dough.
Set aside in a warm spot until doubled in volume.
Once proved, heat vegetable oil in a large wok or deep fat fryer and drop spoonfuls of the dough into the hot oil.
Fry until golden brown and cooked through approx. 5 minutes.
For the syrup, put all ingredients in a pan and heat until sugar has dissolved and syrupy.
Make thick icing with icing sugar and orange juice.
Drizzle icing over the fritters and serve with syrup on the side.


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