Beignets de Fleurs d’Acacia ou de Citrouille

Acacia or pumpkin flower fritters

Preparation info

  • Serves about

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Memories of Gascony

By Pierre Koffmann

Published 2012

  • About

Ingredients

  • 12 acacia or pumpkin flowers
  • 100 ml/4 fl oz rum

Method

Macerate the flowers in the rum and sugar for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the batter. Put the sifted flour into a bowl, make a well and put in the egg yolks and oil. Stir with a wooden spoon, gradually adding a little water to make a soft paste which will coat the back of the spoon. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them gently into the batter.

Drain the flowers and st