Elderflower Fritters

These delicious homemade Elderflower fritters are so easy to make and are big hit with kids of all ages.


Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Quantity: Makes 12 Fritters

  • 12 Large Elderflower Heads
  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying
  • lemon wedges to serve (optional)
  • caster sugar to serve (optional)


  • Wash and dry the Elderflowers heads.
  • Put the flour, eggs, milk, sunflower or vegetable oil and pinch of salt into a bowl or large jug, then whisk to a smooth batter.
  • Set a medium frying pan or crêpe pan over a medium heat and add the oil for frying.
  • When the oil is hot, dip your elderflower heads into the batter using the stalk as a handle and place them stalk up into the pan. Fry for 1-2 minutes until golden, then remove. You can keep them warm in a low oven as you go.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and caster sugar.