> Recipes > Elderflower

Elderflower pâte de fruit

Elderflower pâte de fruit

  • Petit four
  • medium
  • 4
  • 60 minutes, plus overnight infusion time

PT1H

1
To make the syrup, combine all of ingredients in a pan and bring to the boil. Stir to dissolve the sugar, then allow to cool and infuse overnight. The next day, pass the syrup through a strainer
  • 400g of caster sugar
  • 400g of water
  • 10 sprigs of fresh elderflower
2
To make the pâte de fruit, place 400g of the elderflower syrup in a pan, place over a medium-high heat and mix the sugar and pectin together in a bowl. When the elderflower syrup is at a boil, add the sugar and pectin mix to the syrup, whisking continuously. Cook to 107°C
  • 40g of caster sugar
  • 4g of yellow pectin
3
When the temperture reaches 107°C, add the tartaric acid, remove from the heat and pour into mould. Allow to cool and set at room temperature in a cold area
  • 1g of tartaric acid
4
To serve, demould the pâte de fruits and roll in caster sugar, ensuring each shape is thoroughly coated in the sugar
  • caster sugar
5
Preheat a deep fryer to 180°C
6
Separate the elderflower sprigs into smaller clumps of flowers and deep-fry until golden. Drain and allow to cool on kitchen paper before placing a small piece on top of each pâte de fruit
  • 2 sprigs of fresh elderflower
  • vegetable oil, for deep frying

Ingredients

Metric

Imperial

  • Elderflower syrup for the pâte de fruit

  • Pâte de fruit

    • 40g of caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
    • 4g of yellow pectin
    • 1g of tartaric acid
  • To garnish

  • Comments ()

    Elderflower pâte de fruit

     

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    Change your username in user settings to something more personal.

     

    (Editing)

    >

    This comment was edited

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    This comment has been deleted

    Report this comment

    Please state your report in the space below

    Please enter text

    Reports must be less than 750 characters

    loading

    >

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    (Editing)

    >

    This comment was edited

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    This comment has been deleted

    Report this comment

    Please state your report in the space below

    Please enter text

    Reports must be less than 750 characters

    loading

    >

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    Be the first to leave a comment on this page...
    ...   ...
     

    Please enter text

    Comments must be less than characters

    Change your username in user settings to something more personal.