Springtime brings forth a kaleidoscope of vibrant flowers, and among them, violets reign with their delicate charm. But did you know that some violets are not only visually stunning but also edible?
Today, we unveil a delightful recipe for candied violets that will elevate your cheese platters and tea cakes to new heights, leaving your guests in awe.
According to Holly Moffitt, a respected naturopath and naturopathy lecturer at Endeavour College of Natural Health, this recipe not only adds a touch of elegance to your culinary endeavours but also introduces an array of health benefits.
Each colour of violet corresponds to a different antioxidant, granting your body a nourishing dose of natural goodness. With its visual appeal and hidden health treasures, candied violets are sure to captivate both your taste buds and your eyes.
This recipe goes beyond catering to specific dietary needs, as it is gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, ensuring everyone can indulge in its delicate pleasures.
In just 10 minutes, you can transform 20 edible violet flowers (or as many as you desire) into delightful confections that will impress both family and friends.
20 edible violet flowers (or as many as you would like to make)
1 egg white
1 tablespoon icing sugar