Ok so it isn’t glitter as such but these are a great cheap sprinkle alternative for cupcakes! These are so expensive in the shop. I noticed a small tube was close to $5 yesterday so decided to make my own. Too easy! 

I’m sure this would work with other healthier sugar varieties.



Edible Glitter

  • Author: The road to loving my Thermo Mixer
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15


A great inexpensive sprinkle for cupcakes and cakes.



  • 50g sugar for each color you want to do
  • Liquid food colouring
  • Muffin tin lined with party cases or silicone cups


  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees.
  2. Place sugar into bowl. Add 2-3 drops of food colouring.
  3. Blitz on speed 3 for 10 secs.
  4. Pour into patty cases.
  5. Repeat for however many colors you would like.
  6. Place into oven for 10 minutes.
  7. This will become hard.
  8. Pop back into the bowl and blitz on speed 3 for 20-30 seconds.
  9. Let cool and then pop into jars.

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