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Spring in a Basket Candy


A tisket, a tasket ? everyone will delight in these candy baskets for Easter, especially when they?re filled with candy flowers or other treats. The baskets also make great favors for weddings, showers, birthdays and any celebration.
Makes: Each candy serves 1.
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 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.

Step 2

Also: Make candy shells; chill until firm.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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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White Candy Melts® Candy

White Candy Melts® Candy

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy

Light Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy

Blue Candy Melts® Candy

Blue Candy Melts® Candy

Yellow Candy Melts® Candy

Yellow Candy Melts® Candy

Pastel Jordan Almonds

Pastel Jordan Almonds

Jelly spearmint leaves

Jelly spearmint leaves

granulated sugar

granulated sugar

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Cake Boards

Cake Boards

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

Tape

Tape

Knife

Knife

Scissors

Scissors

If you're looking for something easy and elegant for desserts or party trays, here's a delicious idea. Serve candy shells filled with fruit, mousse or liqueur! We've made the candies shown here in the Wilton Cordial Cups Mold, but Wilton has many other products that will work beautifully. The procedure is much like that for making filled candy?without sealing the top.

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