63 entries in Salt, Pepper & Sugar / Sugar Cubes
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Emil Clauß Ein niedlichen Kunststück am Theetisch chink-a-chink with sugar cubes
Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 190
Carl Willmann Die magische Zuckerdose loose items in small sugar box change into sugar cubes
Oct. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 154
Unknown The Four Sugar Cubes matrix type assembly
1938 Greater Magic 825
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 314
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Sugar Lumps on of three sugar cubes disappears
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
Unknown Der brennende Zucker how to set a sugar cube on fire
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 11
Eddie Joseph Crystal-i-zation three tumblers and three lumps of sugar
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 58
Foscola Ein Niedliches Kunstueck am Theetisch
July 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 7) 4
Unknown Das zuckersüsse Geheimnis sign on sugar cube appears on hand of spectator, french translation on page 4 "Le secret du morceau de sucre"
1943 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 3) 2
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Sugar Mark pencil mark from sugar cube to saucer
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 58
John Mulholland Magic Flame sugar lump ignites and burns with blue flame, spectator cannot replicate this even with sugar from same bowl, lump dipped in cigar/cigarette ash
1944 The Art of Illusion 136
Sam Leo Horowitz Malini-Bey Chink-A-Chink
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 46
Al Baker Sugar Cube quickly unwrapping a sugar cube, bar bet
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
Unknown Cube Levitation two sugar cubes stick together
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown Steady Hands puzzle / bar bet with sugar cubes
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown Five Cube Pick-Up bar bet with sugar cubes, lifting five cubes with one finger
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown, Dorny, Chuck Sanders Mysterious Initials initial written on sugar cube, sugar is dissolved in coffee and initial appears on spectator's hand
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 2
Larry Arcuri Sugar Penetration sugar penetrates wrapper and hand
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 3
Unknown Hand to Hand sugar cube travels to other hand, lapping
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 3
Unknown Cubes, Papers, and Coin bar bet, three cubes are stacked on a coin and with piece of paper in between, slips and coins must be removed without touching the sugar
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 3
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil)
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Al Baker Sugar Cube Vanish
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 452
Martin Gardner Cubism sugar cubes travel from one hand to the other and back
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 254) 1016
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Kristallzucker wird zu Würfelzucker sugar to sugar cube
1953 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 3) 118
Roger Lane Sticky and Tricky two sugar cubes stick together
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 128
M. Jules Dhotel Eine kitzlige, zuckersüsse Sache lifting pile of sugar cubes, bar bet
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 2) 272
Hans G. Stumpf Der schwimmende Zucker sugar cube swims in coffee and sinks on command
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2) 415
Bert Allerton The Sugar Cube sugar cube penetrates wrapping and hand
1958 The Close-Up Magician 41
Max Malini Lump Sugar sugar turns into sugar cube in performer's hand, other ideas with sugar cubes
1962 Malini and His Magic 58
Leo Behnke Sugar Supply building an index of branded sugar cubes from local restaurants
1962 Entertaining Close Up 7
Leo Behnke Card Cubes name of card found on wrapped sugar cubes
1962 Entertaining Close Up 7
Leo Behnke Sweet Smash smashing a sugar cube on the table and turn it flat
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles' "Smash"
1962 Entertaining Close Up 8
Leo Behnke Spot Everywhere spots drawn on sugar cube, cube is dissolved in water and spots found on spectator, stamp with the aid of sugar cube
1962 Entertaining Close Up 8
Eddie Joseph Converging Cubes chink-a-chink with sponge cubes, then more phases
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 202
Max Malini Malini's Chink-A-Chink sugar cubes, see p. 1053 for Johnny Thompson credit
Related to Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 842
Joseph Dunninger Trick Sugar sugar cube thrown in bowl of water, it first sinks but then rises back to surface, chemical
Mar. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 869
Unknown El Terrón de Azúcar que Arde performer is able to set a sugar cube on fire
1975 Magia en el Bar 18
Unknown Azúcar Volatilizado sugar cube penetrates wrapping and table
1975 Magia en el Bar 19
Unknown Salt and Sugar sugar packet or cube and salt shaker vanish, reappear in coat, lapping
1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 8
Harry Lorayne Four to Go
1977 The Magic Book 274
Tieneblas PK sugar cube floats in coffee
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 197) 982
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Karrell Fox A Couple of "Thumb"-Tips - Short & Sweet lose sugar changes to sugar cube
1979 Another Book 47
Johnny Thompson, Max Malini Chink-a-Chink sugar cubes
  • Comments on Palming Technique
  • Background
Related to 1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 29
Stephen Tucker Sugar 'N' Dice die and sugar cube, thrown number appears on sugar
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 13
Unknown Der sechsseitige Geist symbols on six sides of a sugar cube, chosen one appears on piece of paper
June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 69
John Carney Crystal Sugar sugar cubes routine, turn into a crystal
1983 Carney Knowledge 50
Piet Forton Das Verschwinden lassen eines kleinen Gegenstandes three methods to vanish, a sugar cube, a coin and a thimble, brief
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 12
Piet Forton Die hüpfenden Zuckerstückchen chink-a-chink with sugar cubes
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 15
David Ben Ringing in the Gaff matrix effect with dice or sugar cubes
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 314
Unknown Zucker nine impromptu magic items and gags with sugar
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 144
Bob Sheets The Sugar Trick initial on sugar travels on spectator's hand
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 77
Gerald Deutsch Sugar Cube Through Table
Variations June 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2082
Gerald Deutsch Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Dec. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2158
Nate Leipzig Two in the Hand... with sugar cubes, short note from Hilliard's notebook
1994 More Greater Magic 1091
Peter Gröning What's Up, Doc? sugar cubes disappear in the hand and appear in performer's mouth
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 25
Eckhard Böttcher Zucker zu Würfelzucker sugar poured in fist, changes to sugar cube
2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 169
Nathan Kranzo Palm Burst wrapped candy penetrates hand, as finale only candy penetrates leaving wrapping behind
2002 Penumbra (Issue 3) 12
David Ben Ringing In The Gaff matrix effect with sugar cubes
Variations 2003 Tricks 30
Oliver Meech Touching Transposition Coin transposes with sugar cube, both in magician's hands, spectator can feel the cube before the transposition
2009 The Plot Thickens 28
Hiroshi Sawa ティー・ブレイク (The Tea Break) Chop Cup type of routine with coffee cup, sugar cubes and lemon as a final load
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 151
Max Malini, Johnny Thompson Sugar Cube Assembly with a gaffed cube that appears wrapped from one side and unwrapped from the other
Related to 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 301
Johnny Thompson, Fred Kaps On Palming tips for palming sugar cubes off the table for chink-a-chink
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 302