Candied Flowers and Raspberries

Southern Living
6 dozen

Ingredients

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36 small rose petals, violets, or pansies
36 small fresh mint leaves
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon meringue powder
1/3 cup water
36 fresh raspberries
1 cup superfine sugar

Preparation

Rinse petals and leaves; let dry on paper towels.

Beat powdered sugar, meringue powder, and 1/3 cup water at low speed with an electric mixer until blended; beat at high speed 4 to 5 minutes or until fluffy.

Brush powdered sugar mixture on all sides of petals, raspberries, and leaves; sprinkle with superfine sugar. Let stand on wire racks 24 hours.

Created date

October 2003