Crystallized Pansies


Note: Crystallized Pansies may be prepared up to 48 hours ahead. Store in a cool, dry place.


9 dozen flowers and 3 dozen leaves

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
3 tablespoons meringue powder
1 cup water
9 dozen pansies (orange, yellow, white)
3 dozen pansy leaves
1 (16-ounce) package superfine sugar


1. Beat powdered sugar, meringue powder, and 1 cup water in a large mixing bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer 4 to 5 minutes or until smooth and creamy.

2. Brush meringue powder mixture on petals and leaves; sprinkle with superfine sugar. Let stand on wire racks 24 hours.