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Powdered Sugar Icing

Russ Myers


Flavor this easy icing with fruit juice or liqueur to match the flavor of the cake, cookies, or nut bread.


★★★★★ 2 votes

1/2 Cup
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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1 C. Sifted powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. Vanilla
Milk (or orange juice)

How to Make Powdered Sugar Icing


  • 1In a small mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in 1 tablespoon milk (or orange juice). Stir in additional milk (or orange juice), 1 teaspoon at a time until icing is smooth and of drizzling consistency. Drizzle icing over cake, bread, or cookies. Chocolate Powdered Sugar Icing; Prepare icing as directed above, except add 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder to the powdered sugar. Liqueur Powdered Sugar Icing; Prepare icing as directed above, except substitute 1 tablespoon desired liqueur for the first 1 tablespoon milk or orange juice.

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About Powdered Sugar Icing

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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