confectioners' sugar

noun

Definition of confectioners' sugar

: a refined finely powdered sugar

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With the mixer on low speed, add confectioners' sugar. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "3 Father's Day Cupcakes To Match His Favorite Drink," 14 June 2016 Add confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and reserved simple syrup and beat until frosting is silky, about 1 minute. Country Living, "Carrot Cupcakes," 1 Aug. 2012 Combine syrup and sifted confectioners' sugar and whisk until smooth. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Blueberry-Cardamom Donut Holes," 19 Mar. 2018 In large bowl, with mixer at medium-high speed, beat butter and confectioners' sugar 5 minutes or until fluffy. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Chocolate Cake You'll Ever Have," 30 Mar. 2015 Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together the confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice (add additional juice if necessary). Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Mini Lemon-Blueberry Bundt Cakes," 14 Apr. 2015 Crust: Beat butter and confectioners' sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until blended. Woman's Day, "Cappuccino Cheesecake Squares," 1 Jan. 2012 Sift in confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder then gently whisk together to combine until firm peaks form - the color will be a grainy cocoa color as the cocoa doesn't dissolve straight away. Fox News, "Gail Simmons' Holiday Desserts," 10 Dec. 2010 Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, butter, and remaining orange-juice mixture and orange zest. Cheryl Slocum, Country Living, "Orange Chiffon Cake with Buttermilk Ice Cream," 27 Feb. 2013

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circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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