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Sugared Violets

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Ingredients
  Violets 1 Cup (16 tbs) (in assorted colors)
  Egg white 1 , lightly beaten
  Granulated sugar To Taste (as needed)
Directions

MAKING
1) Cut each violet with a 1-inch-long stem just before sugaring.
2) With a small craft paintbrush, brush egg white on underside, then top side, of petals until coated.
3) Take a small spoon, hold a violet over bowl, and lightly sprinkle both sides of petals with sugar. Shake off excess and reserving sugar for later use.
4) Place the sugared violets on wire rack on a waxed-paper-covered tray to dry.
5) When violets dry completely, store in single layer in airtight container. Let them dry overnight.

SERVING
6) USe sugared violets in recipes like chocolate nut torte.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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