a confection resembling fluff or floss, made from hot boiled sugar that has threaded, used as a garnish, frosting, or in making cotton candy.
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How to use spun sugar in a sentence
Banana ice cream, frozen chocolate mousse, a web of spun sugar, almond cake, chocolate crunches.
Cakes must be glazed in red, and the ice cream, served in artistic little baskets of spun sugar, to take the form of red roses.Breakfasts and Teas | Paul Pierce
The ice cream in flower forms is brought in in a spun sugar nest resting on twigs of pussy willows.Breakfasts and Teas | Paul Pierce
Ornaments of spun sugar I have a very great dislike to for a dinner, but if required, the sugar must be boiled to the last degree.The Gastronomic Regenerator: | Alexis Soyer
When ready to serve turn the charlotte on to a dish and garnish with a wreath of spun sugar or serve plain.Desserts and Salads | Gesine Lemcke
Sugar rocks were strewn about with precipices of nougat, glaciers of vanilla candy, and waterfalls of spun sugar.The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
British Dictionary definitions for spun sugar
US another term for candyfloss
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