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What is Frosting Sugar?

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laredo Nov 11, 2012 05:31 PM

My friend's fudge recipe calls for frosting sugar? Could someone tell me what it is?

Thanks!

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    sweethooch Nov 11, 2012 05:33 PM

    aka powdered sugar, aka confectioner's sugar.

    ps -- easily googleable! ;-)

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      laredo Nov 11, 2012 05:54 PM

      I did google. Must not have a good se.

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        babette feasts Nov 11, 2012 06:49 PM

        aka icing sugar, aka 10x

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          laredo Nov 12, 2012 07:22 PM

          Thanks, Babette. I did not want to assume that "frosting" sugar was same as "icing" sugar, logical though it seems. And I did not see the word "frosting' while researching. Thanks so much.

      2. PommeDeGuerre Nov 12, 2012 07:28 PM

        Frosting Sugar is sugar meant for frosting one's hair or giving highlights... No seriously, it's sugar which has been left out in the cold when the temperature dips below 32°F/0°C... No, seriously, it's poison, pure poison... ;-)

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