Breaded or Battered Dandelion Flowers. Wash dandelion flower heads & pat dry. Prepare batter --you can find many types of batter – the simple flour & beer batter, or you can try bread crumbs, tempura crumbs or a batter that is later coated with cornflakes or crackers. Spices of choice may be added to the batter mix. Toss the flower into the batter & deep-fry or pan fry. Edible Flowers Foraging Walks, London.