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Coloured Sugar


For baking or decor

Rate this recipe 4/5 (7 Votes)


  • Sugar
  • Drops of Food Colouring liquid or gel


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 30mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Mix in a ziplock bag till mixture is coloured. Rub with fingers the closed bag till nicely mixed.

I used a sift to get clumps out before too small to pick out. Very difficult to get all the darker spots out if you make a lighter mix.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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