5 Scrumptious Ways to Use Flavored Sugar

by Old Town Spice Shop on January 16, 2024

Are you making New Year’s Resolutions like the rest of us? If you’re someone who loves sugar and sweets, one resolution you ought to make this year is to ditch boring granulated sugar and trade it in for something extraordinary!

Old Town Spice Shop has an array of flavored sugars made from various fruits, flowers, and other incredible ingredients. With that, we have a few ideas to kickstart your year in the sweetest way possible! Keep reading to learn about five of our favorite ways to use flavored sugars!

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Baked Goods and Desserts

Replacing plain white sugar with flavored sugar is a great way to add an extra layer of flavor to your baked goods and desserts. Old Town Spice Shop offers a wide variety of flavored sugars perfect for baked goods including lavender, vanilla bean, cinnamon, and pearl sugar. Sprinkle Lavender Sugar over sugar cookies before baking for a delicate, floral aroma. Replace granulated sugar with Vanilla Bean Sugar in your favorite cake recipe for a rich and creamy flavor. Cinnamon Sugar is perfect for topping apple pie, peach crisp, or sweet bread. Last but not least, our Belgian Pearl Sugar adds a perfectly crunchy texture and sweetness when mixed in with waffles or sprinkled over cinnamon buns and other pastries.  When it comes to baking with flavored sugar, the possibilities are endless!

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Drink Sweetener

Skip the boring black coffee and tea and add some magic with flavored sugar from Old Town Spice Shop. Stir a spoonful of Dark Chocolate Sugar into your morning coffee for a sweet and rich flavor. Or, add a dash of the Spiced Chai Sugar to your afternoon tea for a warm and spicy kick. Not only do these flavors add extra depth to your drinks, but they also provide a natural sweetener with no artificial ingredients.

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Dips and Spreads

Flavored sugars aren't just for desserts and drinks! Whip up some flavored butter or sweet yogurt dip with the help of Old Town Spice Shop's flavored sugars. Mix our Lemon Sugar with softened butter for a tangy spread that's perfect on toast, muffins, and creamy pastries. Blend the Caramel Sugar into Greek yogurt for a sweet dip that pairs perfectly with fresh fruit or granola. Or, mix Blueberry, Strawberry, or Pumpkin Spice Sugar with cream cheese for a flavorful spread that's perfect for bagels. Talk about elevated flavor!

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A Sweet Topper

If you're looking for a way to dress up your breakfast or snack, try sprinkling some of our flavored sugars over your favorite fruit, cereal, oatmeal, or yogurt for the perfect touch of sweetness. Mix in a dash of Toasted Coconut Sugar with your yogurt for a tropical twist. Sprinkle Marigold Sugar over pancakes or waffles for a uniquely sweet flavor. Top your oatmeal or cereal with the Raspberry or Dragon Fruit Sugar for a fruity twist. Mix our Cherry Sugar with cream cheese and spread it over toast or a bagel for a delicious start to your day. Last but not least, top your favorite ice cream or custard with one of our most popular flavors — Magic Unicorn Sugar!

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Cocktails and Mocktails

Get creative with your cocktails and mocktails with the help of colorful flavored sugars from Old Town Spice Shop. Mix our Lavender or Rose Sugar with gin, soda water, and dried Lavender Flower or Rose Bud Petals for a gorgeous, refreshing floral cocktail. Rim your margarita glass with the Habanero Sugar for a sweet and spicy kick. Or, use Hibiscus Sugar and Hibiscus Flowers to make a flavorful vermilion simple syrup for a Hibiscus Martini or Citrus Spritzer mocktail. The possibilities are endless! Take a peek at one of our favorite martini recipes below!

OTSS Hibiscus Citrus Martini recipe

Explore Our Flavored Sugar at Old Town Spice Shop

Old Town Spice Shop's flavored sugars are a must-have for any baker or aspiring mixologist. With a wide variety of flavors to choose from, there's something for everyone. Whether you're baking, cooking, or sipping a drink, these unique sugars are the perfect way to add a little extra flavor and color to your favorite foods and beverages. Try all of our flavored sugars, and let your taste buds be your guide. Don’t forget to follow and tag us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest so we can check out your amazing creations! Happy cooking!


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