Beignets á La Fleur De Sureau - Elderflower Fritters

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg whites with sugar until frothy; set to the side.
  • For the batter: Separate eggs; whip egg whites to stiff peaks.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks until light; add sugar and salt, beat well.
  • Add flour to yolk mixture and beat again.
  • Add orange juice, melted butter and just enough water to make about the consistency of pancake batter.
  • Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  • Preheat oil to 365°F.
  • Soak flowers in egg white-sugar froth.
  • Immediately, dip into beignet batter and drop from spoon into hot oil and fry to a golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
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