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Elderflower Pâte de Fruit

Photo of Pate de Fruit made with Flavor Pastes.

Pictured above: Sweet and elegant, Chef Joan Repato's Elderflower Pâte de Fruit features a fresh, floral scent with hints of pear, apricot and grapefruit.

Sweet, simple and sophisticated, this subtle floral Elderflower Pâte de Fruit recipe is sure to charm guests! Infused with Elderflower Flavor Paste to achieve a delicate botanical aroma with notes of stone fruit and citrus. You can also customize these with any of our other versatile flavorings!

Recipe by: Joan Repato



Elderflower Syrup

350g                        Granulated sugar

350g                        Water

100g                        Elderflower Flavor Paste *See recipe notes     


Pâte de Fruit     

40g                          Granulated sugar, plus extra for coating

4g                            Citrus Pectin 

1g                            Tartaric acid




 Elderflower Syrup

1.) Combine all of the syrup ingredients in a pan and bring to a boil. Stir in the Elderflower Flavor Paste until completely combined.

Pâte de fruit  

1.) Place 400g of the elderflower syrup in a pan. Place over medium-high heat.

2.) In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and pectin together.

3.) Once the elderflower syrup is at a boil, add the sugar and pectin mix to the syrup, whisking continuously. Cook mixture until temperature reaches 225°F.

4.) Once temperature reaches 225°F, add in the tartaric acid, remove from heat, and pour the mixture into your desired mold. Allow to cool and set at room temperature, in a cooler area if possible.

5.) To serve, un-mold the pâte de fruit, cut into desired shapes, and roll in granulated sugar. Ensure that each piece is thoroughly coated in the sugar. Enjoy!

Photo of pate de fruit served in a glass bowl.

Pictured above: Simple and sophisticated, these sugar-coated squares of floral candy make a lasting impression at catering events and more.

Recipe Notes:


*If another flavor is desired, the Elderflower Flavor Paste can be substituted for any of our other Flavor Pastes. Simply adjust the dosage according to the instructions on the package. 

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