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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers


  • 12 zucchini flowers

  • Stuffing

  • 500 grams ricotta

  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped basil

  • salt to taste

  • Batter

  • 2 cups self-raising flour

  • 300 ml of beer or enough to have a smooth runny mixture which is not thick when combined with the flour

  • teaspoon of salt


  • 1.

    Make the battter by combining the batter ingredients and allow to rest for 2 hours.

  • 2.

    Mixed all the stuffing ingredients together, minus the flowers, and set aside

  • 3.

    Place the ricotta mix into a piping bag with a medium sized nozzle. Gently open each flower and fill with mixture without overfilling. Twist the top of the petals to secure the contents.

  • 4.

    Gently place each flower in the batter before dunking each one into a small pot or fryer of hot vegetable oil (160 - 180 degrees).

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Posted by WITCHYPOOReport
Made this the other night sensational everyone loved it. I grow zucchini's just for the flowers
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