Edible Decorations

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • A few drops - green, yellow, red colour
  • 2-3 drops - vanilla essence

How to Make Edible Decorations

  • To make coloured sugar:
  • Put 1/2 cup granulated sugar in small glass jar, with a tight lid.
  • Add a few drops of green, yellow, red or desired colour to it.
  • Add 2-3 drops vanilla essence.
  • Close lid tight and shake the jar vigorously till the sugar is uniformly coated with the colour.
  • To make iced leaves:
  • Prepare 1 cup basic helping of coloured sugar and add the desired colour while beating.
  • Pipe out mistletoe shaped leaves, berries, bells etc. on a clean wax paper and allow to dry and stiffen.
  • Highlight the shades by applying a few thin strokes of edible colour-dipped brush.
  • Lift and store carefully. Use them as decorations on cakes, puddings, etc when required.