Brighten your culinary adventures with homemade raspberry sugar! This delightful blend of sugar and freeze-dried raspberries can transform the simplest of dishes into gourmet delights!
The joy of homemade raspberry sugar isn't just in its vibrant taste, but also in the quick process of making it. From the mesmerizing color it lends to dishes to the burst of raspberry flavor, every pinch of this sugar promises to be a sweet treat!
Whether you're whipping up sugar cookies, almond butter cookies, roasting stone fruit, or even preparing a honeyed almond cake, this raspberry delight will be your new go-to. So, the next time you're looking for wonderful ways to sweeten up your dishes, reach out for your jar of raspberry delight. Enjoy experimenting and bon appétit!
⭐ Why You'll Love This Recipe
- Naturally Sweetened: With no artificial flavors or colors, raspberry sugar adds an authentic touch to your desserts.
- Versatile Use: Whether sprinkled on ice cream, french toast, or even mixed into teas, its applications are endless.
- Perfect for Gifting: A jar of this raspberry sugar makes for a delightful and thoughtful gift for food enthusiasts.
- Burst of Flavor: Elevate the taste profile of your dishes with the tangy, sweet punch of raspberry.
- Sugar: Organic cane sugar works as the perfect base, balancing the tangy nature of raspberries with its sweetness.
- Freeze-Dried Raspberries: Concentrated in flavor and without the added moisture, these raspberries are perfect for creating an intense raspberry sugar.
📖 Step-by-Step Instructions
Pour the freeze-dried respberries into a food processor or blender that is bone dry!
Blend: In a food processor, pulse the freeze-dried raspberries until you have a fine powder.
Sift the raspberry powder into a medium bowl with your granulated sugar.
Mix the raspberry powder and sugar together until homogenous, then use as you wish!
👩🏻🍳 Expert Tips
- Boost the Flavor: Add a pinch of citric acid to your raspberry sugar for an extra zing.
- Avoid Moisture: Always store your sugar in an airtight container at room temperature to prevent clumping.
- Gifting Idea: Fill cute glass jars with raspberry sugar, label them, and you have the perfect gift for birthdays or holidays.
- Mix It Up: Try experimenting with other freeze-dried fruits to create unique fruit flavors and combinations.
💭 Recipe FAQs
Using fresh raspberries will introduce moisture which can cause the sugar to clump. For best results, always use freeze-dried raspberries.
The possibilities are endless! Dust pancakes, top fresh fruit, mix into black tea, green tea, or herbal teas, or sprinkle on top of fruit muffins.
While raspberry sugar offers the added nutrition information from raspberries, like dietary fiber, it's still sugar. Consume in moderation, and always check the nutrition label for general nutrition advice.
Absolutely! Raspberry sugar can be a delightful sweetener for teas, especially herbal and green teas. It can also be used to rim glasses for certain cocktails for an added punch of flavor.
- ½ cup (1.2 oz bag) Freeze dried Raspberries
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- Add the freeze dried respberries into a food processor or blender that is bone dry! The blend until the raspberries have turned into a powder.½ cup Freeze dried Raspberries
- Sift the raspberry powder into a medium bowl with your granulated sugar. If you find that there are large pieces of leftover raspberries, place them back into the blender or food processor and pulse again.1 cup Granulated Sugar
- Mix the raspberry powder and sugar together until homogenous, then use as you wish! (cocktail rim, coating sugar cookies, adding to recipe that calls for sugar, etc)