sprinkle with

sprinkle (someone or something) with (something)

To cover or coat someone or something with lots of small drops or particles of something. I sprinkled the diorama with glitter to give it a festive look. The priest sprinkled the celebrants with holy water.
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sprinkle someone or something with something

to lightly cover someone or something with something by scattering or sprinkling. The storm sprinkled us with a few droplets of water and then blew over. Larry sprinkled his grapefruit with powdered sugar.
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Gently fold in remaining flour and chocolate drops Place in tin and lay strawberries cut side down all over the top of cake, sprinkle with more chocolate drops and bake for 40-50 minutes.
Sprinkle with some of the herbs and season with salt and pepper.
Add the chopped garlic and sprinkle with asafoetida.
Spoon half the pasta into a large ovenproof dish, sprinkle with a third of Parmesan and season with black pepper.
Sprinkle with water, vegetable broth, or mushroom broth just to dampen the top.
Scatter in a baking tin and sprinkle with light brown sugar.
Set a trout fillet on top of the zucchini, sprinkle with crushed red pepper, and garnish with chervil and fried potato strips.
Spoon the mixture over the spaghetti and toss; sprinkle with the nuts.
ORANGE, pictured: Peel and slice oranges, sprinkle with mixed spice and drizzle with honey, wrap in foil and bake in a hot oven for 5-6 minutes.
Pour into a serving dish and sprinkle with the cheese.