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What can icing sugar be used for?

Icing sugar or confectioners sugar as it’s also known in the US can have multiple uses. Firstly it can be used for lightly dusting your work surface, this allows you to roll out your icing, fondant or sugarpaste ensuring that it doesn’t stick to it.

It is also used in the ingredients to make a batch of buttercream. Icing sugar is also one of the main ingredients in Royal Icing and it is also used as a light dusting to decorate cakes.


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