Fried Zucchini Flowers

    Fried Zucchini Flowers


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    Make these delicious fritters when the zucchini in your garden starts to blossom in spring. You can also make this recipe using pumpkin blossoms.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2/3 cup (75g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3 leaves fresh basil, minced
    • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons cold water
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 3 cups (750ml) oil for frying
    • 12 pumpkin or zucchini blossoms

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, basil and parmesan cheese. Mix in water and eggs until smooth.
    2. Heat 12mm of oil in a large heavy frypan over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, dip blossoms in the batter to coat, and gently place a few at a time into the hot oil. Fry on each side until crisp and golden. Drain on paper towels.

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