Crystalized Flowers And Leaves Recipe

Summary

Cuisine

Ingredients

 Egg white1
 Water1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green food coloring1 Teaspoon
 Red food coloring1 Teaspoon
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mint leaves1 , washed and drained

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 788 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.05 g0.08%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 48.2 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.02 g0.06%

Sugars 200 g

Protein 3 g6.3%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.11%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a bowl beat the egg white with the water until frothy.
Set aside.
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.
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