Preventing Powdered Sugar From Hardening

I don't want my powered sugar to harden in the pantry. What can I do to prevent that from happening?

By Janet from Collierville, TN

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February 7, 20100 found this helpful

I store all sugar in airtight plastic bags or a can, good luck.

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February 9, 20100 found this helpful

Just keep it in an airtight container, but do NOT put a damp paper towel in with it. While that is great for brown sugar it will only cause powdered sugar to clump into one hard brick. This is the voice of experience!

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February 9, 20100 found this helpful

I'd try putting the slightly opened bag of sugar in an airtight canister or plastic along with a wet paper towel. That has worked very well for my brown sugar.

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February 10, 20100 found this helpful

Put a piece of chalk in the bag.

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