A delicious Italian favorite, these fried flowers can have variations of batter and filling. This is a traditional recipe that’s sure to please.
- zucchini flowers
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- vegetable oil for frying
- salt to taste
- Clean flowers and dry with a paper towel.
- Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Whisk eggs, milk, and olive oil together in a separate bowl; stir in flour mixture until batter is smooth.
- Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet over medium heat.
- Dip flowers in the batter and fry in the hot oil until golden and crispy, 2 to 5 minutes, working in batches as needed. Transfer fried flowers to a paper towel-lined plate; sprinkle salt over each.
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