Cupcakes with Sugared Borage Flowers and Mint Leaves
Photograph © Kerry Michaels
My daughter loves to bake and we had been talking for a few years about trying to sugar borage flowers--which we have tons of. We also thought we would try pansies and violas, lemon verbena, lemon balm and mint leaves. I have to say it was a fun project, and we couldn't have been happier with the results.
Our favorites were the borage, mints (we are growing chocolate, pineapple and ginger varieties), lemon verbena and lemon balm.
Here are the instructions for how we did it: