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Homemade sprinkles are certainly not an innovation of this blog. I’ve seen tons all over the web. If memory serves correctly (and I’m lucky my memory is recorded over at my other gig),  these rainbow sprinkles from Brave Tart were my first introduction to the DIY sprinkle.

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I had some leftover bags of red, pink and white icing (I use my royal icing HERE). So I just fitted the bags of icing with size “3″ decorating tips, lined a baking tray with parchment paper, piped a whole bunch of mini hearts, and let them dry at room temperature overnight. That’s it. Homemade heart sprinkles.

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Sprinkle these over ice cream, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, whatever. I dabbed a bit of light corn syrup on the back and stuck one on a marshmallow.

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9 Comments

  1. Posted February 11, 2013 at 8:44 am | Permalink

    they are adorable:)

  2. Posted February 11, 2013 at 9:06 am | Permalink

    I just love them on that LOVE marshmallow!!! So cute!

    I linked over to Stella in my post today, too! :) She’s a genius!

  3. Posted February 11, 2013 at 9:16 am | Permalink

    How adorable!!!

  4. Posted February 11, 2013 at 4:28 pm | Permalink

    How cute is this – love that you made your own sprinkles!!

  5. Posted February 11, 2013 at 9:13 pm | Permalink

    This is just brilliant! I need to try to make some heart sprinkles!

  6. Posted February 13, 2013 at 1:19 am | Permalink

    Now I know JUST what to do with my leftover royal icing!

  7. Posted February 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    funny, I wrote my password instead of the website.
    These are so adorable. I need to start using leftover icing for project like these!

  8. Laurel
    Posted February 14, 2013 at 1:03 am | Permalink

    You could also roll out fondant real thin, let the sheet dry for a bit, then use a heart-shaped hole punch to punch out little hearts. Let the hearts dry thoroughly before storing. You can use different hole punches for different shapes.

  9. meaghanmountford
    Posted February 14, 2013 at 2:23 pm | Permalink

    I’ve done that, too, Laurel! such a great idea because you can make shapes. And it looks smoother than the piped stuff.

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