Frosted Fruit Decoration

These frosted fruits can be used to decorate a Christmas pudding, too.

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes plus drying

Ingredients

  • A selection from:
  • Small apple
  • Whole mini easy peeler tangerine
  • Bay leaves
  • Whole fig
  • Cranberries (or redcurrants when available)
  • Cherries with stalks
  • Grapes
  • For the frosting
  • 1 egg white
  • 100 g granulated sugar

Method

  1. Place the egg white in a bowl and whip lightly to break up and loosen. Put the granulated sugar on a plate. Using a small pastry brush, paint the fruit and decorations first with egg white then sprinkle and dip gently in the sugar
  2. Place on a tray lined with non-stick baking parchment and leave to harden and dry. Arrange on the cake.