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Elderflower Fritters

with Strawberry Puree

Elderflower Fritters

Elderflower Fritters - Home sweet home: Crispy fritters that scream "summer!"

263
calories
Calories
35 min.
Preparation
45 min.
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 4 servings
4 large Elderflowers
7 ounces ripe Strawberries
3 tablespoons Agave syrup
liquid Sweetener (to taste)
5 Eggs
½ Lime
Salt
8 teaspoons Pastry flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
4 teaspoons Cultured butter
4 teaspoons Sugar
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Kitchen utensils

1 Plate, 1 Bowl, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 deep bowl, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Small bowl, 1 Fine grater, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Whisk, 4 small Casserole dishes (each about 15 cm diameter), 1 Brush, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Offset spatula, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 1
1

Give elderflower umbels a shake to remove any impurities. Set aside on a plate.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 2
2

Carefully rinse strawberries in a bowl of cold water, drain in a sieve and pat dry with paper towels.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 3
3

Quarter berries and puree with 1 tablespoon agave syrup until smooth in a tall vessel with an immersion blender.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 4
4

Pass through a fine sieve into a small bowl. Add sweetener to taste and set aside.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 5
5

Separate the eggs and combine yolks with the remaining agave syrup in a bowl. Rinse lime in hot water, wipe dry and grate the zest finely.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 6
6

Add lime zest to yolk mixture and beat for 2-3 minutes until creamy with a hand mixer.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 7
7

Beat egg whites with 1 pinch of salt in a tall vessel to very stiff peaks with hand mixer.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 8
8

Carefully fold the egg whites with a whisk into the egg-yolk cream. Sift in flour and baking powder and fold in gently.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 9
9

Grease 4 small baking dishes, each about 15 cm (approximately 6 inches) in diameter with butter. Add 1 teaspoon yogurt. Sprinkle with sugar and lightly shake out excess. Pour in ¼ of the batter. Smooth with a spatula and place an elderflower in the center of each.

Elderflower Fritters preparation step 10
10

Bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 200°C (fan 180°C, gas: mark 3) (approximately 400°F) until puffed and golden brown, about 8 minutes. Run a sharp knife around edges of baking dishes to loosen, then turn out onto warmed plates and serve with strawberry puree.

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