Coronation recipe: Elderberry Fritters

Whether planning a street party or get together for the Coronation or just having friends over for an al fresco lunch / dinner this summer, London Mums have sourced some really tasty recipes courtesy of Jana Fritzsche, Nutritional Chef Classes for UK Healthy Living and Ageing Platform Goldster. We start with this recipe for Elderberry Fritters. Not only Jana’s recipes are all fit for a King, but they are Greek influenced, paying homage to King Charles III Greek heritage.

recipe Elderberry Fritters

Ingredients for Elderberry Fritters

  • Sunflower oil, for frying
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vanilla sugar (optional)
  • 1 large or 2 small elderflower heads per person
  • Powdered sugar



  • Pour approx.. an inch of oil into a large skillet, and heat over medium-high heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, eggs, milk, and salt to make a batter.
  • When the oil is hot, dunk an elderflower cluster in the batter, then carefully add it to the hot oil.
  • Fry until golden brown. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon or carefully pick up by the green stalk and move onto a plate with paper towel to drain.
  • Repeat dipping and frying with the remaining elderflower clusters and batter, top skillet up with additional oil as needed.
  • Dust the fritters with powdered sugar and eat while still warm.

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