Sweet Potato Fritters Recipe

Sweet Potato Fritters with Bacon and Crème Fraîche

  • Author: Louise


A combination of delicious flavours with sweet potato, honey, cinnamon, bacon and creme fraiche!


  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 60ml (¼ cup) cake flour
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) ground cloves
  • 10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon
  • oil, for frying
  • 6 slices of bacon, fried
  • 125ml (½ cup) crème fraîche
  • 60ml (¼ cup) honey



  1. Wrap the potatoes in a kitchen cloth, squeeze out as much liquid as possible and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, flour and spices.
  3. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based frying pan and carefully place 30ml (2 tbsp) of potato mixture at a time into the hot oil. Flatten the fritters with a fork and fry for about 2 minutes. Flip over and fry for a further minute. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towel.
  4. Serve the fritters hot, topped with bacon and crème fraîche and drizzled with honey.