Total Time
72hrs 1min
Prep 1 min
Cook 72 hrs

Very nice way to decorate desserts such as muffins or cookies. Also great as a sweetener for tea. Pick either Lilacs or Roses.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup rose petal
  • 14 cup lilac fresh edible flower
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  1. Select edible flowers grown without pesticides. Lavender and roses are good choices.
  2. If the flowers are small, such as lavender, leave them attached.
  3. With roses, remove the petals and discard the stem.
  4. Place 1 cup of sugar into a zip-top bag.
  5. Add flowers to sugar.
  6. Squeeze out the air from the bag and seal.
  7. Let rest for 3 to 4 days.
  8. Sift the sugar from the flowers.
  9. Store sugar in an airtight container.
  10. NOTE-.
  11. DO NOT use Flowers from a florist or nursery as they are probably contaminated with pesticides.
  12. For color, you can add a tiny drop of food coloring to the finished sugar. Shake the sealed bag until the color is evenly distributed.
  13. Be certain the flowers you choose are edible.

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