Substitute for Powdered Sugar

By Rob 5 14

If you are out of powdered sugar, put regular sugar in the blender and process on high until it turns powdery. Be sure to stir up the sugar on the bottom a couple of times so it all turns out to be the same consistency. Measure out the amount needed for your recipe!

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By Roberta from Deltona, FL

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

June 1, 2007

You also need to add a bit of corn starch. Check the internet for amounts. Maybe this is only if you want to keep the sugar. Never tried, but looked it up one day.

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By Patty 7 68 Flag

June 1, 2007

You add corn starch to keep the sugar from clumping and caking. Commercial manufacturers of powedered sugar do this, which I learned of when in college Food Prep. courses.

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By Judy Harris 28 107 Flag

June 3, 2007

Roberta, What a smart idea!!! I am going to try it. I see a couple other ladies do it too ,but add corn starch. Would you know how much to add?

Judy from Alabama

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

June 14, 2007

Yes, it is better with cornstarch added. Here is the formula: Mix 1 cup granulated sugar + 1 tablespoon corn starch in blender until powdery, stirring often.

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By Carolyn 1 6 Flag

July 5, 2007

This is a GREAT TIP!!!! TY so much. :-)

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

November 12, 2007

It didn't work for me, maybe I did something wrong

lol

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

December 6, 2007

This worked perfectly and saved the cookies we made today! Thank you for the tip!!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

December 27, 2007

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

My sugar cookies turned out great thanks to your handy tip!

You saved the day!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

May 20, 2008

Thank you it worked so well, I made carrot cake with icing. I needed icing sugar and it worked. I blended it in the blender. You're great. Thanks!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

May 29, 2008

OMG that helped so flipping much! u rock!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

June 3, 2008

Thanks so much, it worked perfectly. I would have never thought of this. You saved my orange frosting for a special cake. Awesome tip!!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

June 3, 2008

Thanks so much, it worked perfectly. I would have never thought of this. You saved my orange frosting for a special cake. Awesome tip!!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

September 3, 2008

Thank you so much, you saved my cinnamon rolls!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

September 20, 2008

You saved my sister's bday cake! I love you.

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

December 11, 2008

thank you sooooooo much! i had no cornstarch like the other recipes said, so i put it in the blender and it worked. i tweaked it a little bit; i added a pinch of flour; when we use to make thickening for gravies, or sauces we would add a little flour in water; so i added flour and it worked. we're making cinnamon rolls

thanks again

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By samantha baldwin 1 Flag

December 28, 2009

My boyfriend and I are making brownies and frosting and we had no powdered sugar. This saved our frosting. :)

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By lisaf 1 Flag

June 10, 2011

I have a little one who is on a Glueten free, Soy free and Corn free diet, this includes corn starch. I'm going to try it without the corn starch to see if I can make a frosting for his birthday cake. Hope it works.

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