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DIY powdered sugar
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Powdered Sugar

We weren’t lying when we said many of these recipes are easy. Need powdered sugar? You’re in luck because the only ingredient you’ll need to make it is regular sugar.

Lauren Lowe, co-owner of the handmade goods store The Burlap Bag, often writes blog posts offering handy tips and recipes. Her explanation of how to make powdered sugar is worth a look if you’re in a baking bind. Lowe writes that you’ll need one piece of equipment: a blender or coffee grinder. She also offers tips for how to make your powdered sugar thicker and prevent caking.

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