Add a sweet twist with shaped cubes.
Mix 1-2 tbsp water and a drop of food colouring with 250g caster sugar so it takes on the texture of damp sand. Tip it onto a baking sheet lined with non-stick parchment and press firmly to a thickness of 1cm. Using a cookie cutter, stamp out heart shapes and press out gently. Place on a separate lined baking sheet to dry overnight. Use within one month.
Teacup and saucer set, £20, House of Fraser. Similar spoon, £2.99, Zara Home. Sugar, 61p for 500g, Sainsbury's. Food colouring, £2.25 for 25g; cookie cutter, £2.75, Cakes Cookies & Crafts Shop
As seen in the March/April 2012 issue of Brides