Candied Lilacs Recipe
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- Individual lilac blossoms, stems removed
- Finely granulated sugar
- 1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 220°. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Using a tweezers, dip lilac petals into the syrup, shaking off excess; dip into fine sugar. Place lilacs on sugar-coated waxed paper for 4 hours or until dry, turning occasionally. Store uncovered. Yield: about 3/4 cup syrup.
1 serving (1 each) equals 129 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein.
Reviews for Candied Lilacs
"Lilacs are my favorite flowers. I have never heard of candied lilacs, although I have made other candied flowers with great results. I can't wait to try this!"