Sugar shapes are a delicious treat that is very easy to make.
- In a bowl, beat egg white until frothy but not too stiff.
- Pour confectioner's sugar through a sieve.into the bowl and mix it with the egg white. Add a drops of lemon juice until the mixture is soft.
- Take a lump of this sugar mixturre, roll and knead into a shape of your choice.
- Place the sugar shapes on a baking sheet in a cool spot and leave them to set. It will take about 2 hours.
Separate a small amount of the mixture in another bowl and add food coloring, drop by drop. Use colored sugar mixture to make more interesting shapes. For instance, shape the white mix into mice and rabbits, color some sugar mixture pink and use it to make ears. use candy drops or silver balls as eyes and ears; use candy string to make tails for the mice and sugar cotton for the rabbits.