For me, a homemade gift needs khổng lồ be chill lớn make. If it’s not, then I’ll just buy something, you know? These homemade sugar cubes couldn’t be simpler because they require two ingredients: sugar AND water (which comes out of the tap).
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So really, they only require one & you most likely have sầu sugar in your pantry right this very second.
I got this idea when I was walking through Harrod’s last month with and saw the most adorable sugar cubes evrrrr. There were heart sugar cubes và sphere sugar cubes & sugar cubes shaped lượt thích snowflakes. I wanted khổng lồ buy them ALL và almost did until I saw the price tag of 30 pounds. Umm…yeah no.
Turns out sugar cubes are the simplest thing to make in the world; I’m so glad I decided khổng lồ DIY this sucker instead of fall for that Harrod’s trap (seriously tho that person is very smart to lớn sell sugar and water for $30—respect!).
The only think you bởi need to lớn buy is a silicon candy mold. You may have sầu one already, if you don’t, don’t worry because they’re not expensive sầu.
I used this candy mold but you can find others if you lượt thích.
How to lớn Make Homemade Sugar CubesSimply, set together sugar and a bit of water together (exact measurements are below) until it resembles wet svà.Then, paông xã the silibé mold very tightly.Allow the sugar cubes to lớn dry overnight.And then pop them out of silibé mold.You’ll over up with super cute sugar cubes!
Tips and TricksAdapt according lớn your molds! My molds were sort of deep & they ended up yielding pretty big sugar cubes (perhaps too much for a cup of coffee or tea) so I ended up just filing them about half way & they were perfect!If you place the silicon mold about a foot or two away from the heat source in your house, then they’ll dry even quicker.
If you over up making these, let me know on Instagram!