Wednesday, July 3, 2013

made at home: infused sugars



Mint & Cinnamon Infused Sugar

  • 1 cup of pure sugar
  • 5 cinnamon sticks/or about 2 tablespoons fresh mint 
   For both favors of sugar, take the items and slowly add in the container as you pour in the sugar. Make sure the container is an air tight container and made of glass. Allow the sugar to sit in a cool and dry place for 1-2 weeks, while stirring daily, so the favors can develop. *Store the fresh mint infused sugar in the refrigerator for the first weeks of sitting. 


(I used glass jars from the dollar store, then spray painted with chalkboard paint for a name placement.) 


   I have been seeing infused sugar recipes and ideas floating around the internet world as of lately, so I decided to make some of my own today. With the concept of coffee in mind, I shaped these two favored sugars so that they could be used for your morning coffee and instead of just the normal sugar. They can also be used for teas and baking, which will make both taste even more delicious. There are many other favors you can make for the sugar, these are just the two I chose, but let me know what kinds you have made/want to make! Happy infusing. 

14 comments:

  1. these look so good! and i love the little jars you put them in :)
    Rebecca @ tr[i]b[e]cca

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  2. Wow this is pretty awesome, I know how to make
    vanilla sugar, but this is really nice and
    easy! Xx

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  4. it looks so delicious! yummi!
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  5. Oh, how yummy! I just love cinnamon on all my things, and cinnamon and sugar is an even more lovely experience. And how cute are those tiny jars that they are in?! What a cute little DIY project you did. Gotta get me some of that chalkboard paint--it always seems to make the neatest projects.

    Have a super lovely day!! :D

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  6. This looks delish girl! That you so much for sharing!! :)

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  8. this is SO cool! oh the interwebs, how basic i'd be without you. seriously, i would never have thought of something like that. that sounds really good with coffee!

    xo Marlen
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  9. I love this idea! Love the little containers for storage too :)
    Ginny

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  10. What a fantastic idea, I've never heard of this before! I would love to try the cinnamon!

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  11. hmm interesting idea!! I have to try it out I think. love the containers you put them in, they're adorable!

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  12. these look incredible, i am definitely going to give the cinnamon one a try! x

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