Both beautiful and fragrant, this flower-accented sugar is wonderful as a gift or to sweeten your tea.
Downloads:Floral-Scented Sugar Recipe
1 cup small edible flowers (choose sweet, aromatic flowers such
as lavender, scented geranium, rose, lilac, gardenia, violet)
2 cups sugar
1 clear pint jar with tight-fitting lid
• Wash flowers. Make sure petals are very dry before adding
• Fill jar one-fourth full with sugar. Add one-third of flowers.
• Repeat layers, ending with sugar and leaving a 1/2-inch
space at top. Secure lid, and store in a cool, dark place for 3
to 4 weeks before using.
Note: Floral- and herb-scented sugars can be used in hot tea, iced
tea, or any recipe calling for sugar.