Victorian Sugar Eggs - coming soon to a class near you!
|Photo courtesy of Sweet Wise|
The Easter tradition of making panoramic sugar eggs stems from Victorian days. The eggs themselves were made of sugar, eggwhite and water, and had a peephole on the side. The outside was generally decorated with sugar-frosted spring flowers and icing. On the inside were miniature idyllic landscapes with hopping bunnies, chicks, eggs, etc. Nowadays, these eggs are pretty hard to find, and those sold are required to have all edible parts, which sets them apart from the traditional ones which created perspective by making use of layers of paper, and little wooden miniatures and paper cut-outs. The eggshell filtered the light which illuminated the tranquil scene inside.
If you have ever built sand castles on the beach, you too can make sugar eggs. Come join our class, and build your own minature miracle. Sign up here:
When: SUNDAY 24TH at 10:30am -12:30pm
Where : Milagros, 5433 NE 30th Avenue, Portland OR 97211Victorian Sugar Eggs - coming soon to a class near you!