[Grammar] decorated with/by sugar

atabitaraf

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There is a brand of biscuit, decorated with/by sugar.
Which preposition is correct?
I learned that 'by' is used for motor machines, humans or active agents.
Thanks for your help,
 

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It might have been decorated with sugar by a person by a machine. I'm not even sure what an "active agent" is or how it would decorate anything!
 
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