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Sugared Flowers and Fruits

This recipe is part of the recipe for Josephine's Tea Cakes


Assorted edible flowers
Assorted small fruits (blueberries, raspberries, currants, kiwi pieces, kumquat slices)
1 pasteurized egg white
Granulated sugar


  1. Brush flower petals and fruit with egg white. Sprinkle generously with sugar; place on wire rack to dry. Use to decorate cakes.


You can make these crowd-pleasing tea cakes even if you don't have time to bake a cake! Just cut a frozen or store-bought pound cake into 1-inch squares and decorate as directed.

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