Sweet! Make your own sanding sugar

Hi There! I really like the look of sanding sugar– that colorful sparkly large-crystal sugar that dances across the top of cakes and cupcakes sometimes. But not enough to buy it (smile). Happily, you can create the look at home for free.

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You just need sugar and food coloring. Mix a few drops of the shade you like into the sugar and stir it up.

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Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for about 5 minutes. Watch this part. Regular sugar melts at high heat. The goal of this baking this DIY sanding sugar is just to remove the moisture that the food coloring.

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Of course then you have to make some cupcakes to go with the sugar.

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Since the food coloring was already out– I went with red white and blue batter.

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Blue on the bottom.

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I know, I always overfill. I can't help myself.

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Frost, sprinkle away and add a cookie.

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Cheap fun.

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Linking Up.

Malia

 


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Comments

  1. Meredith says

    So cute! So, did you have any mess ups where you melted your sugar?
    The red white and blue cupcakes are adorable!!

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