Spring in a Basket Candy
Jelly spearmint leaves
Each candy serves 1.
In advance: Mold flowers. Tint portions of melted candy violet, green and pink. Use piping method to make flower trio in Fuzzy Bunny mold, without sticks. Chill until firm.
Also: Make candy shells; chill until firm.
And: Make candy handles. Copy pattern and tape to board; cover with waxed paper. Using melted candy in cut parchment bag, pipe over pattern; chill until firm. Carefully peel off waxed paper and turn over. Pipe back side for strength; chill until firm.
Attach handles using melted candy (do not lift baskets by handle!). Insert almonds or molded candies. For leaves, use scissors to cut spearmint leaves into 3rds lengthwise; roll cut edges in sugar. Position in baskets.
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