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How to Color Sugar with Food Coloring

Coloring sugar when you need a little bit for fun or decorating.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-2 drops neon food coloring
  • plastic baggie


  • Put food coloring into baggie and add sugar.
  • Fold bag to close getting all the air out.
  • Using hands, smoosh the sugar all around until it has the color you want.
  • Lay it out on a plate. It will dry right away.
  • I used neon food coloring for this shade of green. Experiment to see what you like.