Method: 1. Sift flour. Add sugar, mash and egg. 2. Add milk as needed to make a thick batter. 3. Allow to stand for a while. Add baking powder before frying. 4. Drop spoonfuls into deep hot oil, fry till golden. 5. Dip into syrup after frying.
Note: mum dips the gool goolas in cold syrup, and very lightly sprinkles coconut over.