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What is sanding sugar?

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According to Better Homes and Gardens, sanding sugar is a decorating sugar with clear crystals that sparkle. It is a popular decor for baked goods because it does not melt in the oven and is available in many colors. Sanding sugar is found in grocery stores, craft stores and online.

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What is sanding sugar?
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Baking Bites provides instructions for making sanding sugar at home. It is best to start with a large-grain organic sugar, because it resembles the texture of the commercial version. Stir liquid food coloring into a bowl of the sugar a few drops at a time until the desired color is reached. Allow the sugar to dry thoroughly, and then store it in a tightly sealed container.

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