Sweet Violet Sugar for Cakes & Bakes Yum Sweet Violet Sugar for Cakes & Bakes Print recipe Print with main photo Print text only Serves 1 small jar Dietary Vegetarian Meal type Condiment, Dessert Misc Gourmet, Pre-preparable Occasion Birthday Party Region British By author Karen S Burns-Booth A delightful old fashioned floral sugar that makes a wonderful gift. Ingredients Fresh sweet violets (pesticide free) caster sugar Note Make sure the violets are dry when adding to the sugar, and they are free from pesticides. Directions Step 1 Take a clean, sterile jar and layer the fresh violets in the jar with alternating layers of caster sugar. Step 2 Seal and allow to infuse for a week, in a dark cool place. Step 3 After a week the sugar can be used in cakes, bakes, desserts, ice creams etc, The violets can be left in for a stronger flavour; sieve the sugar before using.