powdered sugar

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pow·dered sugar

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Noun1.powdered sugar - sugar granulated into a fine powderpowdered sugar - sugar granulated into a fine powder
caster sugar, castor sugar - very finely granulated sugar that was formerly sprinkled from a castor
granulated sugar - sugar in the form of small grains
icing sugar - finely powdered sugar used to make icing
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Bishop said that when he was a young man, and had fallen for a brief space into the habit of writing sermons on Saturdays, a habit which all young sons of the church should sedulously avoid, he had frequently been sensible of a depression, arising as he supposed from an over- taxed intellect, upon which the yolk of a new-laid egg, beaten up by the good woman in whose house he at that time lodged, with a glass of sound sherry, nutmeg, and powdered sugar acted like a charm.
Lift off ramekins, dust with powdered sugar, and serve.
A light dusting of powdered sugar augmented its sweetness.
Serve on a bed of sprinkled powdered sugar for a dramatic effect.
This rustic, aromatic dessert requires nothing more than a dusting of powdered sugar to decorate it.
Apparently some of these pure or highly concentrated caffeine products resemble ordinary household items like water, distilled vinegar, or powdered sugar. Accidental ingestion could lead to erratic heartbeat, seizures, or even death.
Ingredients 1/2 cup salted butter, melted 2 cups powdered sugar 3 cups flaked sweetened coconut 1/2 cup chocolate spread (Hershey's or Nutella) Preparation In a bowl mix melted butter, sugar and coconut together until combined well.
Unicorn Macarons "Macarons + unicorns = so trendy right now!" INGREDIENTS Macaron cookies 3 egg whites * 1/4 cup sugar * 1 cup almond flour * 2 cups powdered sugar * Piping bag * Parchment paper * Rainbow sprinkles * 1/4 tsp edible gold luster dust and food-safe paintbrush (find them at craft stores) * 2 to 3 drops clear vanilla extract * Black edible ink marker Buttercream filling 1 cup softened butter * 3 cups powdered sugar * 1 tsp vanilla extract * 3 to 4 tbsp milk * Gel food color (pink, blue and purple) DIRECTIONS Macarons 1.
Add powdered sugar, cardamom powder and roughly chopped nuts.
Dusting the hive with powdered sugar is a common way to get rid of some varroa mites.
Use an electric mixer to combine one cup of butter with 3/4 cup powdered sugar, then add two teaspoons of vanilla extract.
Cream Cheese Frosting (Makes enough for a 2-layer 9-inch cake) 1 cup vegan margarine Two 8-ounce containers of vegan plain cream cheese 4 cups organic powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour Vegan milk (optional) Let your margarine soften slightly.