Peppermint Sprinkles – A Subtle Revelry

Peppermint Sprinkles

A sweet way add a special touch to your holiday desserts. Homemade peppermint sprinkles taste great and are easy to make. Top a cake with the red sprinkles for a pretty Christmas effect, mix into ice cream for a special treat, or package in small containers to give as gifts to your guests and friends.

To make the peppermint sprinkles: Work in large batches to make the sprinkles quickly in mass. This recipe will make about 3 cups of sprinkles using: 8 ounces of powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp of kosher salt, 1 egg white, 1 tsp Vanilla extract, and 1 tsp peppermint extract.

Mix the ingredients in a mixer with the paddle attachment – or by hand until well combined. For optional coloring add in a couple drops of red food coloring.

Pipe out into long thin lines on a cookies sheet topped with wax paper. Use a cake piper or simple plastic bag with a small hole. Let dry for a full 24 hours. Then use a cake spatula to lift the sprinkles off the freezer paper and cut into size. Cover and save for later use.

Photography done in collaboration with Pictilio. See the step-by-step photos today at Project Wedding.

  1. Raya

    11 December

    Those look so tasty! :)

  2. So cool Victoria! I had no idea you could make your own sprinkles – totally doing this!

  3. Sounds easy enough! And so fun!

  4. Definitely trying this, yum!

  5. Jennifer

    12 December

    I love your DIY projects! Will definitely be following your blog! Check out my blog when you get the chance to, I’m currently hosting my first giveaway :)

    • Victoria

      12 December

      Jennifer, thanks:) Glad to have you around!

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