Elderflower Fritters

Happily I located an elder next to my office the other day, off the road and with lots and lots of flower heads to pick. So I made fritters!

The finished fritters were lovely, not the most attractive I hasten to add, but crispy and doughnut soft in the middle. I sprinkled them with sugar and served with some softly whipped cream. The flowery scent is gorgeous here, not to overpowering and it is so lovely eating basically free food!

I think I need to make my batter a bit lighter next time, for some reason it was very thick.

Head over to Colour It Green’s blog for a fabulous recipe and a better picture of finished fritters – she is an elderflower connoisseur!

3 Comments on Elderflower Fritters

  1. littlewrenpottery.co.uk
    June 22, 2010 at 10:33 am (9 years ago)

    ooh they look lovely elderflower looks so pretty! I’m hoping to make some cordial at the weekend : )

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  2. colouritgreen
    June 22, 2010 at 10:38 am (9 years ago)

    ‘elderflower connoisseur’ !

    ha I like it! – yay! for elderflowers!

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  3. Rachel Lucie Johns
    June 22, 2010 at 10:46 am (9 years ago)

    what a fantastic recipe idea! I’m off to that site…

    Not many elder’s up here where I live now, unlike where I grew up, I miss that gorgeous flower smell in the evening.

    …good news, however, I too have located one. This is in the field behind our house. Off to get some!

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