Recipe for Candied Violets

turaloora(z10Cal.)November 26, 2003

Heres a recipe for candied Violets i got off a recipe message board. Enjoy. tura

Candied Violets

1 cup hot water

2 cups sugar

4 cups violets or 2 cups small rosebuds

Stem the flowers, wash and drain.

Combine water and sugar and stir until sugar

is dissolved. Add flowers and simmer over

medium heat until syrup reaches soft-ball

state (234 degrees).Stir with wooden spoon.

remove from heat and ontinue stirring until

syrup starts to crystallize and becomes like

coarse meal. Drain, shake excess sugar off

flowers. Cool on waxed paper. Store in

sterlized jars.

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Jill_Ann_Williams(Baltimore, MD)

With all the heat and stirring, would the violets maintain much of their original shape and color?

    Bookmark   November 29, 2003 at 9:42AM
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