Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Cranberry Candle Cups


4-6 clear martini glasses or wine goblets
1 12-oz. bag Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries
4-6 votive candles*
Greenery or flowers, if desired


Fill glasses 2/3 full with fresh cranberries. Nestle a votive candle on top of the cranberries. If desired, add a few blossoms or sprigs of greenery.

Be careful to keep lit flames from directly touching the cranberries; the heat of the flame could cause the berries to burst. Do not leave lit candles unattended. Discard berries when they become soft, which can range from a few days to about a week.

* Variation: To use taper candles, start with empty glasses. Use candle putty to secure candle to the bottom of the glass (glasses with a flat bottom work best). Add fresh cranberries around the sides of the candle, filling 2/3 full.

Source: http://www.oceanspray.com



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