Cherry and Peach Fruit Fritters

Recipe submitted by Marilyn Perry of Tulare for the 1989 Visalia Farmers Market Harvest Cookbook.

Ingredients:

1 egg

1/3 cup milk

1 teaspoon melted shortening

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup diced cherries

1/2 cup diced peaches

How to Make:

Place egg, milk and shortening in a mixing bowl. Stir flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together into mixing bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed. Stir in the fruit. Drop mixture by spoonfuls into deep fryer, at 365 degrees and fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Drain on a paper towel.