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Sugared Fruit Centerpiece

For an elegant table topper, create this centerpiece showcasing simple-to-make sugared fruit. It's not only eye-catching but edible as well.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour + standing
  • Makes
    20 servings

Ingredients

  • 15 to 20 pieces assorted fruit
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups superfine sugar
  • Edible or silk leaves, optional

Directions

  • Scrub fruit in soapy water; rinse and dry completely. In a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds, until gelatin is completely dissolved. Whisk until slightly frothy.
  • Lightly brush mixture over all sides of fruit. Place on a wire rack over waxed paper. Sprinkle with sugar. Let stand at room temperature for up to 24 hours. Arrange as desired, adding leaves if desired.

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