• 1 8oz pkg chocolate or creamy white Dolci frutta non-toxic leaves
  1. Several hours in advance, wash and dry non-toxic lemon leaves (available at florists) or rose leaves work well, allowing to air dry on paper towels until ready to coat.
  2. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  3. Generously paint underside with melted Dolci frutta.
  4. Do not allow the coating to overflow onto the front of the leaf.
  5. Set aside on waxed paper, and briefly place in refrigerator, allowing to cool until set.
  6. Starting at the stem, gently pull leaf away.
  7. Careful - if you do not tear the leaf, it can be reused! Keep the decorative leaves cool until needed. Use to garnish ice cream, berries, and fruit platters.
  8. When using leaves from your garden make certain they are non-toxic and have not been sprayed.* *NOTE: Although many leaves are harmless, any leaf can be potentially toxic if treated with sprays or systemic insecticides.
  9. If in any doubt of a leaf’s safety, do not use it.
  10. Some safe leaves: Rose, Lemon, Gardenia, Magnolia, Grape Ivy. Some toxic leaves: Poinsettia, English Ivy, Lily of the Valley, Mistletoe, Dieffenbachia, Oleander, Delphinium (Larkspur), Laurel, Azalea, Caladium, Hydraegea, Amaryllis, Jonquil, Daffodil, Narcissus, Holly, Rhododendron, Poppy.
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