Acacia fritters recipe is perfect for celebrating mother's day, the edible acacia flowers blossom right at the beginning of May. Just in time for the celebration.
The beignet d'Acacia is a typical recipe from the French Riviera where the Acacia tree are aboundant.
The flowers have a sweet scent similar to orange flowers.
We have an acacia tree growing at the edge of our garden, but I wouldn't consider us lucky.
In fact, Acacia trees are very invasive and spread all over the garden.
Its branches have needles, so be careful when you remove the flowers.
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You can watch Saint Paul de Vence and Beignet d'Acacia video here below:
Acacia flowers, edible flowers, French dessert
can substitute with milk
oil for deep frying
Swift flour and baking powder
Gradually add the milk and the beer ( you can substitute the beer with milk)
Add the egg and the orange flower water
Dip the flowers in the batter
Fry them in hot oil
Lay the Acacia flower fritters over a kitchen paper to absorb the extra oil
Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve warm