sanding sugar aka sand sugar

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

For a fraction of what they charge at the store, you can now make your own at home.

serves 1/4 cup
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sanding sugar aka sand sugar

  • 1/4 c
    raw cane turbinado sugar
  • 1 to 2
    drops liquid-gel food coloring of your choice

How To Make sanding sugar aka sand sugar

  • 1
    Place sugar in a small re-sealable plastic bag and add 1 drop of liquid-gel food coloring to it.
  • 2
    Close the bag and shake it until the granules are well coated.
  • 3
    Transfer to a baking dish lined with parchment paper and let it sit until dry or during the warmest months, transfer to a 170ºF preheated oven; bake for 5 to 6 minutes just enough to remove any moisture
  • sanding sugar store in re-sealable plastic bags
    When the moisture is gone, transfer to a jar or a small plastic bag and store in a dry, dark area.
  • 5
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