Definition of confectioner
: a manufacturer of or dealer in confections
Recent Examples of confectioner from the Web
When cake cools, carefully turn the cake out onto a plate and dust with confectioners sugar.
Nutella mousse Makes 2 cups ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar 1/3 cup Nutella In a stand mixer bowl, pour heavy cream and sugar.
As the combination begins to freeze, the confectioner chops and mixes the ice cream before smoothing it into a sheet and finally scrapping it into rolls.
As the combination freezes, the confectioner chops and mixes the ice cream before smoothing it into a sheet and shaping it into rolls.
Reduce the speed to low, gradually adding the confectioners' sugar, and beat until incorporated.
Sprinkle the plate with confectioners' sugar and cocoa.
In a bowl, cream the butter, shortening and confectioners sugar, and add the flour to make a dough.
Alexei Ratmansky and Mark Ryden fully reimagine Richard Strauss’s opulent yet dark fable about a boy who overeats at a confectioner’s shop.
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First Known Use of confectioner
CONFECTIONER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of confectioner for English Language Learners
: a person or business that makes or sells confections (such as chocolates and candies)
CONFECTIONER Defined for Kids
Definition of confectioner for Students
: a maker of or dealer in sweet foods (as candies)
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