Zucchini and Corn Fritters

Savory pancakes filled with zucchini and corn. Vegetarian, healthy, dairy-free and gluten-free.

Zucchini and Corn Fritters | The Breakfast Drama Queen

What is a ‘fritter’?

That’s a surprisingly difficult question, actually. Fritters can be pancakes, fried pieces of fruit, seafood cakes, doughnut-like things, appetizers that resemble latkes… and so on.

Considering how many words there are in the universe, I’m not sure why ‘fritter’ was used so often. But when you think that ‘magazine’ can refer to a publication you read while waiting for the dentist, or to something that holds bullets, maybe the overuse of ‘fritter’ isn’t so bad.

To me, a fritter will always be a pancake.*

*I’m probably biased, being the pancake-obsessed person that I am.

Zucchini and Corn Fritters | The Breakfast Drama Queen

Linguistic complications aside, this breakfast is essentially savory zucchini and corn pancakes.

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