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Colored Decorating Sugar

Stock your baking pantry with beautiful (and easy!) homemade colored sugar. It’s the perfect addition to cakes, cookies, homemade marshmallows and more. Create a variety of hues with Nature's Inspiration™ Food Colors - Pink, Sunflower, Baby Blue, Pretty Purple, Grass Green – and get decorating!

  • 5m

    prep time

  • 16

    Calories

  • 3

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

48

(1 teaspoon)

Servings

Instructions

  • Place sugar in large resealable plastic bag. Select your desired Sugar Color in the tips section below and add the designated amount of the Nature's Inspiration™ Food Colors with the sugar. Seal bag. Knead sugar to distribute color. Add water; seal bag and knead again until the color is evenly distributed.

  • Spread colored sugar on a large rimmed baking sheet. Let stand 25 to 30 minutes or until sugar is dried.

  • Sprinkle colored sugar onto cookies or cakes before baking, or sprinkle onto cooled, freshly iced baked cookies or cakes. Store any remaining colored sugar in airtight container.

  • Color Tips:

    Pink: Add 1/4 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Sunflower: Add 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Baby Blue: Add 1/4 teaspoon Sky Blue color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Pretty Purple: Add 1/4 teaspoon each Sky Blue color and Berry color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Grass Green: Add 1/4 teaspoon each Sky Blue color and Sunflower color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

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