The other day I was making cupcakes for a friend's birthday. I started to make the buttercream and realized that I didn't have enough powdered sugar. I had already sent Chicken Legs to the store to get some cake mix, so I didn't want to hear him complain about going back so soon. I decided to whip up my own powdered sugar. I pulled out my Blendtec blender, and, in about 15 seconds, I had powdered sugar!
You only need two ingredients to make homemade powdered sugar - sugar and cornstarch. It helps to have a powerful blender, but any blender or food processor should work. One tip - make sure you wait a minute or two before opening the top on the blender. There is a lot of powdered sugar dust inside the blender. You don't want that all over your kitchen - trust me! :)
Homemade Powdered Sugar
approximately 2 cups
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 Tbsp corn starch
Place ingredients in blender. Blend on high speed for 15-30 seconds, until sugar has turned into powder. Wait a minute or two for the dust to settle before opening lid.
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