Rub yeast into a little bit of the flour then add the rest of the flour, mix in sugar, salt, water, and veg oil to make a soft dough.
Set aside in a warm spot until doubled in volume.
Once proved, heat vegetable oil in a large wok or deep fat fryer and drop spoonfuls of the dough into the hot oil.
Fry until golden brown and cooked through approx. 5 minutes.
For the syrup, put all ingredients in a pan and heat until sugar has dissolved and syrupy.
Make thick icing with icing sugar and orange juice.
Drizzle icing over the fritters and serve with syrup on the side.