Make Your Own Colored Sugars

I never buy colored sugar anymore once I discovered that I could make it!
Simply add food coloring (a drop at a time to reach the color intensity you want) into a plastic bag with some sugar, zip it closed and knead it until it mixes thoroughly.

I then pour it out onto a cookie sheet and put it in a oven that I have used and turned off (or you can heat it to 200 degrees). As soon as it's dried completely, (usually within only a few minutes!) simply pour it out into a container and use it!

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December 6, 20162 found this helpful

Great idea! I especially like the fact that you can customize your own colors.

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December 9, 20160 found this helpful

You can also buy the powdered colors for candy making and make your own custom colors without baking.

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December 10, 20160 found this helpful

Actually this recipe isn't to bake the sugar, just to completely DRY it but thanks!

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December 11, 20160 found this helpful

where do you purchase powdered colors for candy making?

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December 12, 20160 found this helpful

Probably Michael's Craft stores would have them or any craft stores that carry cake/candy making equipment.


I just used grocery store food coloring. They even come in neon now!

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