castor sugar

nounChiefly British.
  1. finely ground or powdered sugar.

Origin of castor sugar

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby castor sugar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use castor sugar in a sentence

  • Continue stirring for five minutes, and sweeten with two ounces of castor sugar.

  • He came to the table and picked up the basin filled with castor sugar, making first as if to put some in her cup.

    Fantmas | Pierre Souvestre
  • Then stir in, gradually, the castor sugar and ground rice, and add the lemon rind.

    The Skilful Cook | Mary Harrison
  • If this paste is used for tarts, add one dessertspoonful of castor sugar to the flour.

    The Skilful Cook | Mary Harrison
  • Set it in the oven for about 10 minutes, and serve immediately with a little castor sugar sifted over it.