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How to Make Sugar Easter Eggs

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Sugar eggs are a fun Easter craft activity, and the resulting product can be saved and displayed for many years. (Note that although all of the ingredients are edible, the final results should not be eaten.) To view an easily printable recipe for sugar Easter eggs, click here.

To make a sugar egg, you will need:

  • A large “panoramic egg” candy mold (top left)
  • Egg base candy mold (top right, optional but recommended)
  • Pastry bags and tips for decorating the egg (bottom)
  • 1 egg white
  • Optional food coloring
  • 3.5 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Royal icing
  • Royal icing flowers or other candy decorations
  • Optional toys or pictures to display inside the egg
  • Coconut tinted green or easter grass to put inside in the egg

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