POWDERED SUGAR (CONFECTIONAR'S SUGAR)

 

  • Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • A blender
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • (TIP:To prevent caking and improve thickening ability (important when making icing), add 1-2 Tablespoons of corn starch for each cup of sugar made.
  • Sugar may etch your blender pitcher, particularly if it's made of plastic. If this is a concern, use a coffee grinder or spice grinder instead.

Directions

  • Place a cup of granulated sugar in the blender for each cup of powdered sugar needed.
  • Blend at high speed until the sugar turns to powder.
  • Use immediately, or store in an air-tight container.
  • Tips:
  • To prevent caking and improve thickening ability (important when making icing), add 1-2 Tablespoons of corn starch for each cup of sugar made.
  • Sugar may etch your blender pitcher, particularly if it's made of plastic. If this is a concern, use a coffee grinder or spice grinder instead.

Notes

No need to pay a premium for powdered sugar when you can make it yourself.

Categories: Misc. Candy  Misc. Dessert 

Author Credit: About.com

Website Credit: http://frugalliving.about.com/od/condimentsandspices/ht/Powdered_Sugar.htm

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