Holderkuechle (elderberry fritters)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
200 grams Flour (1 3/4 cups)
2 Eggs
⅛ litre Milk (1/2 cup plus 1/2 Tbsp)
Small pinch salt
16 Elderberry blossoms with stems
Sugar for dusting
750 grams Lard or shortening for frying (1 lb 11 oz)

With a whisk, mix the flour, eggs, salt, and milk into a pancake batter. Rinse the elderberry blossoms several times, then pat dry with paper towel. Briefly dip the blossoms into the dough, and then deep fry until golden brown. Dust with sugar and serve.

Serves 4.

From: D'SCHWAEBISCH' KUCHE' by Aegidius Kolb and Leonhard Lidel, Allgaeuer Zeitungsverlag, Kempten. 1976. (Translation/Conversion: Karin Brewer) Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 8/92

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