Definition of confectioners sugar in English:

confectioners sugar

Syllabification: con·fec·tion·ers sug·ar
(also confectioner's sugar)


  • Finely powdered sugar with cornstarch added, used for making icings and candy.
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    • Their capsicums or bell peppers are merely our sweet peppers, scallions are our spring onions, shrimps are our prawns, and confectioner's sugar is our icing sugar.
    • Prepare the glaze: put the confectioner's sugar in a small bowl, and pour in some lemon juice, a little at a time, whisking until the glaze gets to the right consistency, thick and syrupy.
    • Sieve confectioner's sugar all over the surface.

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