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Crystalized Flowers And Leaves Recipe
|Green food coloring||1 Teaspoon|
|Red food coloring||1 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mint leaves||1 , washed and drained|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 885 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g0%
Saturated Fat 0 g0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 371.2 mg15.5%
Total Carbohydrates 202 g67.4%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g0.06%
Sugars 201.4 g
Protein 24 g47.1%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.11%
Calcium 2% Iron 0.41%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
To make a rose color, place one drop of red food coloring in some of the sugar and mix until well blended.To make the green color for the mint leaf, place one drop of green food coloring in some more sugar and mix until well blended.
To crystalize the small roses, dip them in the egg white, then the red colored sugar, spear the petals on a fork and place on a waxpaper-lined baking sheet to dry.
Separately dip each rose petal or mint leaf into the egg white mixture.
Drain well and dip into the colored sugar.
Place on a waxpaper-lined baking sheet and set inside an unlit oven to dry overnight.
Remove and store in covered plastic ware to use to garnish puddings, mousses and cakes.