Martha Stewart Living, December 2010
Brush lightly beaten egg whites onto a piece of fruit.
Spoon with sanding sugar to coat.
Let fruit dry on a parchment-lined baking sheet for at least 3 hours before displaying.
Fruit, such as apples, pears, quinces, and citrus
These glistening fruits appeared in Martha's first Christmas book and in the premiere issue of Martha Stewart Living. "It's a beautiful centerpiece that anyone can make," says creative director Eric Pike.
We updated it with coarse sanding sugar, a large-crystal sugar that adds extra sparkle. Use fruit that's firm, dry, and at room temperature.