- Clean, dry lilac petals (preferably purple as they are very fragrant)
- Granulated sugar
- a jar
Layer flowers and sugar in a jar. Let it stand in a dark and cool place for a few days, shaking every now and then. Now your sugar is ready to use. Perfect for baking cupcakes, a vanilla sponge, or even in a cup of tea.
Here are some more recipes that incorporate this delicately fragrant blossom...I'm also thinking that this might make a fab springtime cocktail...