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Flavored Sugar

Edible Gifts, salt and sugar

This year, instead of grabbing a last minute bottle of wine, come prepared with this fantastically-easy yet super-thoughtful homemade treat that ise sure to spruce up the feast no matter what the cuisine. This pear and ginger sugar transforms and elevates ordinary sufganiyot. Use it as a topping for doughnuts, gingersnap cookies, fruit crisps, babke, or challah.

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  • 1 1/2 cups ServingsServings


  • 1 cup granulated cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup dehydrated pears, optional (found at health food stores such as Whole Foods)
  • 1 teaspoon dried ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground star anise


Place dehydrated pears in food processor and pulse until coarsely ground. Add remaining ingredients and mix until pears are finely ground and
spices are well incorporated.  Divide among small glass jars if gifting, or any airtight container.

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