Fried Goat Cheese with Elderberry Honey

Fried Goat Cheese with Elderberry Honey

If you haven't paired goat cheese with Firebee Elderberry Honey, you are missing out - it's a match made in heaven! Take it up a notch by frying your goat cheese for a delicious added crunch. It's quick, easy, and most definitely worth it. Surprise your guests with this rich and creamy appetizer, or just treat yourself to an indulgent snack. No matter how you serve it, this recipe is a must-try!


(~24 cheese balls)

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumb
  • 1 large egg
  • 11 oz goat cheese
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • 2 tbs water
  • 1 tbs fresh chives, minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbs Firebee Elderberry Honey

Step 1

Combine flour and black pepper in a small bowl. 

Step 2

In a second bowl, whisk together egg, 1/4 tsp salt, and water.

Step 3

Combine panko and remaining 1/2 tsp salt in another small bowl.

Step 4

Roll goat cheese into approximately 24 balls (about 1 tbs each.)

Step 5

Roll each goat cheese ball in flour mixture, dip in egg mixture, and dredge in panko mixture.

Step 6

Heat oil to 350̊ F in a deep saucepan over medium high heat.

Step 7

Fry goat cheese for 1-2 minutes or until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon. Place on paper towel to dry.

Step 8

Arrange goat cheese balls on a platter, drizzle with Firebee Elderberry Honey, and sprinkle with chives and red pepper.

Step 9

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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