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Sugar Shapes

Cubes are cuter than packets, but the prettiest way to present sugar is in the shape of flowers.

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Materials

  • 2 teaspoons of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Plastic mold trays (shapes 1 to 1 1/2 inches wide)
  • Spatula
  • Parchment

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Add 2 teaspoons of water to 1 cup of sugar, and combine until it's the consistency of wet sand.

  2. Step 2

    Scrape level with a spatula, then immediately turn out molded shapes onto a parchment-lined tray. Let harden overnight. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to a month.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, March 2006

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Reviews (8)

  • discob77 13 Aug, 2010

    These are so fast and easy! Next time, I'm going to color them , though.

  • Rellimroof 26 Jun, 2008

    Great idea. These could be made to brighten up any occasion.
    I am thinking of Wedding or anniversary's, Holidays etc. etc.
    Thanks for the inspiration,

  • LMonahos 24 Apr, 2008

    I'm going to try adding a couple of drops of food color or beet juice to create pink flowers. This sounds like so much fun!

  • LadyDownUnder 8 Feb, 2008

    Sounds quick and easy, I must try it.

  • LeeandMike 26 Dec, 2007

    Our family loved these, and they were so easy to make.

  • jessicasherwood 21 Dec, 2007

    I used candy molds, scented sugar, and paired a few of the sugar shapes with tea and a mug. It was a wonderful (and inexpensive) gift that everyone loved.

  • jessicasherwood 21 Dec, 2007

    I used candy molds, scented sugar, and paired a few of the sugar shapes with tea and a mug. It was a wonderful (and inexpensive) gift that everyone loved.

  • jessicasherwood 21 Dec, 2007

    I used candy molds, scented sugar, and paired a few of the sugar shapes with tea and a mug. It was a wonderful (and inexpensive) gift that everyone loved.