Sweet Violet Sugar for Cakes & Bakes
|Serves||1 small jar|
|Meal type||Condiment, Dessert|
|By author||Karen S Burns-Booth|
A delightful old fashioned floral sugar that makes a wonderful gift.
- Fresh sweet violets (pesticide free)
- caster sugar
Make sure the violets are dry when adding to the sugar, and they are free from pesticides.
|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.|