powdered sugar

noun

US
: sugar that has been ground into a fine powder

Examples of powdered sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sprinkled the finished cookies with powdered sugar and enjoy! Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 May 2024 Whip the remaining 1 cup cream with the powdered sugar. Micah A Leal, Southern Living, 3 May 2024 Owner Drew Stewart’s menu runs the gamut from hot wings to Philly cheese burritos to a Belgian waffle sandwich with cheesy eggs, powdered sugar, chicken and syrup. David Hudnall, Kansas City Star, 3 May 2024 Add sugar and water: Combine the powdered sugar with a bit of water in the bottom of the cup. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 26 Apr. 2024 Whisk together powdered sugar and remaining 2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt, and ¼ teaspoon salt until completely smooth (yields ½ cup). Marianne Williams, Southern Living, 2 Apr. 2024 Squeeze zested orange; whisk together powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon juice in a small bowl until smooth, adding another teaspoon of juice if needed. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 2 Apr. 2024 It was concocted by a French baker in the nineteen-twenties, but was named either for its main ingredient, almonds sourced from Crimea, or for the sprinkling of powdered sugar on top that recalls the snowy Siberian steppes. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 1 Apr. 2024 Gradually beat in powdered sugar alternately with 1/3 cup blueberry puree until combined. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 30 Mar. 2024

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