Definition of powdered sugar in English:

powdered sugar

noun

North American
  • Finely powdered sugar used to make icing.

    British term icing sugar; also called confectioners' sugar
    • ‘Dust both sides of puff pastry with powdered sugar, reserving excess powdered sugar.’
    • ‘My fickle midwestern mother-in-law broke into loud ululations over the cherry strudel, with its vanilla ice cream and dusting of powdered sugar.’
    • ‘She was putting the powdered sugar on the toast when she had a handful of it thrown at her.’
    • ‘You take a bite of the high, fluffy waffle and its discreet dusting of powdered sugar with maybe a little hot syrup from the serve-yourself vat at the back of the room.’
    • ‘I did omit the powdered sugar, and instead topped mine with my fave: maple syrup.’
    • ‘Pour the hot mixture over the powdered sugar and vanilla, beat rapidly and drizzle over the cake.’
    • ‘Top with powdered sugar, whipped cream, syrup, fruit or Gruyere cheese.’
    • ‘It consisted of peanut butter, powdered sugar and salt.’
    • ‘In one bowl, place the 15 g of butter, the peanut butter, the brown sugar and the powdered sugar.’
    • ‘Luckily, I was able to get the powdered sugar all cleaned up before that happened.’
    • ‘Grind together the powdered sugar with the almond powder and cocoa so there are no lumps; use a blender or food processor since almond meal that you buy isn't quite fine enough.’
    • ‘Pinching off little mounds of the fruit-nut mixture, shape them into 1-inch balls, roll each ball lightly in powdered sugar to coat, and place them on a baking sheet.’
    • ‘It involves a double boiler, egg whites, my handheld electric mixer and a huge mountain of powdered sugar.’
    • ‘Then there was the obligatory gooey, melting chocolate dish, imaginatively packaged here in little purses of phyllo and dusted with powdered sugar.’
    • ‘In a large mixing bowl, stir the powdered sugar and vanilla extract into the Devonshire cream.’
    • ‘Dust plate with powdered sugar and cocoa powder and add poached apple.’
    • ‘It's just powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and some milk.’
    • ‘Sprinkle with the powdered sugar and place in the oven to bake for five minutes.’
    • ‘Cream the butter, then gradually add the powdered sugar and remaining ingredients.’
    • ‘More powdered sugar may be needed with frosting.’

Pronunciation

powdered sugar

/ˈpaʊdərd ˈʃʊɡər/