Candied Violet Flower Recipe

Preserve delicate violet flowers for later use as garnishes on cakes, cookies, and confections, where they’ll be a lovely memory of spring.

Photo by Getty Images/Elenathewise.

These flowers make beautiful adornments for any baked goods you’d like to decorate.


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • Fresh violet flowers with long stems


1. In a bowl, beat egg whites just until frothy.

2. Place superfine sugar in another bowl.

3. Pick up each violet by the stem and dip the flower into egg whites.

4. Dip wet violet into bowl of sugar. Gently rotate it to coat all petals with sugar.



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