Beautiful Candied Flowers

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
  • 1 12
    cups sugar
  • 1
    cup fresh edible flower, petals (unsprayed, EDIBLE flowers...make sure you know it's not harmful for human consumption!)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the flowers gently in cool water, and drain on paper towels.
  • Trim off the white tips that attatch the petals to the stem.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine rose water and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Submerge the flowers in the syrup and stir.
  • Return to a boil then reduce heat to a gentle boil.
  • Cook for 15 minutes.
  • As soon as sugar begins to caramelize (it will turn light brown), remove pan from heat.
  • Remove the flowers and set them on waxed paper.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • Peel candies off waxed paper and store them in an air-tight container.
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