This versatile Powdered Sugar Frosting recipe can be made thick enough to use for detailed decorating and it can be easily thinned down to be used as a glaze. It works well for cake decorating, frosting cupcakes and brownies, and for decorating cookies.
Stages of Sugar | Testing with a Candy Thermometer | Testing with Cold Water Method
When a recipe indicates that a sugar mixture needs to cook to a specific stage, the most accurate method to use is a candy thermometer to test the temperature as it is cooking.
Sugar that has been flavored by dried vanilla beans. It is made by placing a pound of sugar and two vanilla beans in an airtight container for approximately a week, shaking the jar slightly once a day to distribute flavor throughout the sugar.
A root vegetable that is grown commercially to be processed into sugar and sugar products. The Sugar Beet was developed from the Sea Beet and is a member of the beetroot and chard family of root vegetables.