Candied blossoms

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
¾ cup Water
\N \N Confectioners' sugar
\N \N Rose or violet petals

Select choice blossoms and petals; wash gently, then spread on flat plates to dry. Combine sugar and water; boil until spins a thread when dropped into ice water (230 to 234 degrees F on a candy thermometer).

Pour syrup into a bowl and place bowl on a bed of cracked ice. When syrup begins to crystallize, hold blossoms with tweezers and dip one at a time into syrup. Place petals on waxed paper to dry. As they harden, dust with confectioners' sugar.

Recipe By : "Aine.McManus" <mcmanus@...>, Gaelic List From: Western Mexican Cookbook

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