Carnival Flowers

Carnival Flowers

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Galician
Keyword: desserts
Calories: 76.14kcal

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
How to make Carnival flowers, a typical and traditional recipe from Galicia.
Servings 10 serves


  • 150 g flour
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp anisette
  • 1 tsp salt
  • sunflower oil to fry

Step by step instructions

  • Put all the ingredients, except for the oil, into a bowl and whisk until the batter is smooth.
  • Heat up plenty of sunflower oil and place the mold into it.
  • Once the mold is hot, put it into the batter. Attention! do not put it in completely, leave the upper part free so that the flower can come off.
  • Put the mold with the batter into the oil and wait until the flower comes off., which normally happens immediately.
  • When the flower is gold on both sides put it on a sheet of absorbent paper to remove the excess oil.
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Repeat this operation for each flower, being very important to heat the mold every time.


Calories: 76.14kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.68g | Protein: 2.89g | Fat: 1.38g | Saturated Fat: 0.63g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 18.87mg | Sodium: 249.85mg | Potassium: 55.17mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 1.32g | Vitamin A: 64.26IU | Calcium: 33.11mg | Iron: 0.78mg

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