Eggplant Fritters 1

1 large eggplant
1 beaten egg
3 to 6 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red or black pepper
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Peel and slice one large eggplant. Steam until tender, then drain. Mash and beat until smooth. Add the following ingredients: egg, flour, salt and pepper and baking powder. Beat well Form into 2 or 3 inch patties and fry in deep hot cooking oil. Brown on all sides (a light brown).

Serves 6 to 8.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana