an extra-fine variety of powdered sugar, with cornstarch added to preserve dryness, used in icings, confections, etc.: it is graded from XXX to 14X, with a higher number of X’s corresponding to a more finely ground product.
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How to use confectioners' sugar in a sentence
Decorate using a pastry tube and icing made from egg-white and confectioners sugar.Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking | Unknown
The icing made from confectioners sugar is the most satisfactory.
When using confectioners sugar with pineapple omit whites of eggs.
Drain canned pineapple very dry, chop and add lemon juice and confectioners sugar, when fresh pineapple is not obtainable.
Add confectioners sugar and vanilla to strong cereal coffee, with or without a little heavy cream.
British Dictionary definitions for confectioners' sugar
the US term for icing sugar
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