How to Make Cupcake Sprinkles in 6 Easy Steps (PHOTOS)

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You know those little sprinkles you add to the top of your cupcakes? They're not magic, and they don't come from the Sprinkles Tree. They're actually just powdered sugar, powdered egg whites, coloring, flavoring, and water. And guess what? You can actually make cupcake sprinkles yourself -- it's easy!

Maybe you want to create a custom color to match your party theme, or you want to make sure there aren't any funky ingredients in your food -- or you want a fun project. Here's how you DIY cupcake sprinkles. 

picture of cupcake with sprinkles on frosting

Sweet Emelyne's has a great video tutorial to show you how. But making your own cupcake sprinkles all comes down to 6 basic steps.

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