Monday, April 7, 2014

Authors In Bloom Blog Hop



Crystallized Flowers from S. Davis found in POWER FLOWERS
Ingredients:
2 large egg whites, at room temperature
1 teaspoon water
1 dozen pesticide-free edible flowers, such as violets, marigolds, rose petals
1 cup superfine sugar

Combine the egg whites and water, beating lightly with a fork (do not overbeat).
Dip a paint brush in the egg whites and paint a flower, covering the petals thoroughly but not excessively.
While still wet, gently sprinkle with superfine sugar.
Put the crystallized flowers on a sheet pan lined with waxed paper. Allow to dry for 12 to 24 hours.
These make beautiful decorations for cakes and desserts.
This same technique may be used to make crystallized fruit by dipping the fruit (rather than painting) into the egg white mixture.
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*For US or Canada entrants a hard copy for the winner is available. If the winner is from a different country, a PDF is available.
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29 comments:

  1. Sounds like a fantastic blog hop and the title is perfect for the Spring. Interesting recipe, Sandra!

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  2. A blog hopping the green thumb and cooks can go, sadly I suck at both lol

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  3. that's a great blog hop prize!

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  4. Thanks for the chance to win!
    Froggy
    froggarita@gmail.com

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  5. Thanks, Gina. I think besides the grand prize there's a giveaway at each stop. So lots of chances to win.

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  6. I hear ya, Pat. The microwave is our friend:)

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  7. Hi Dez:)
    Yeah, that would be a nice win.

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  8. Thanks for stopping by, Froggy:)

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  9. Lots of great giveaways, and I love the spring colors! Oh, how I wish I had a green thumb! Looking forward to following your adventures!

    Julie

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  10. When I am "gardening" I like to run my fingernails over a bar of soap so I will not get dirt under them. esseboo@yahoo.com

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  11. Sounds great! Thanks for the chance!
    tobihelton at gmail dot com

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  12. Leslie,
    What a great idea.

    Tobi, My pleasure. Thanks for stopping by.

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  13. Julie, thanks for commenting and the follow. Much appreciated.

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  14. I love participating in these blog hops~ I always come away with a longer TBR as well as new bloggers added to my Bloglovin’ feed :)

    ilookfamous at yahoo dot com

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  15. This sounds like a fun recipe! Hopefully I will get the chance to try it :)

    savannahm1987@gmail.com

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  16. Thank you for your post. I'm learning a lot and picking up tons of recipes! greeniejoey at gmail dot com

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  17. Nice idea to try
    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

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  18. I love this idea! Thanks.
    lisalickel@yahoo-dot-com

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  19. Great tip!
    eallen99@juno.com

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  20. Cool! That sounds like a neat project to do. I've never made crystallized flowers before.
    cchant86 @ yahoo.com

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  21. Thanks for sharing with us! =)

    And thank you for the giveaway! I hope you have a great day! =)

    Brandi
    BLeigh1130 at yahoo dot com

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  22. Thanks for the crystalized flowers recipe, i wrote it down.

    Also, thanks for your partiipation in the giveaway hop.

    Judy
    magnolias_1(at)msn(dot)com

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  23. I've seen the crystallized flowers before, but I don't really have the patience to do something like that.

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

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  24. Thank you on the how to, always nice to gather more information... I don't think I will ever use it but i totally gave this info to my bestie who makes cakes.

    j.m.platt83@gmail.com

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  25. What a fascinating book! Thanks for sharing the recipe for crystallized flowers and thanks for the great giveaway.
    bhometchko(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  26. Thanks for being part of the giveaway hop!

    Entered as Alisha Sienkiel
    Sienkiel1821@yahoo.com

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  27. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

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  28. Hi! Great post! Thank you for sharing! :)
    ​And ​thank you for being apart of this awesome hop!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. thanks for the giveaway! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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