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.
Gingerbread is fun to work with at any time of the year. It is especially popular at holiday times. Gingerbread can be cut into most any shape you can imagine. Some shapes that are commonly used are gingerbread people, Christmas shapes, hearts, and animal shapes.
There are so many delicious Christmas cookies and sweets to enjoy at Christmas time that it is hard to decide what we should make. You can make Christmas cookies, sugar cookies, breads, cakes, candies, bars, pies, tarts, and much more to share with family and friends throughout the holiday season. Christmas cookies are among the favorites during the holiday season, especially with the children. There is nothing like a frosted sugar cookie to bring a smile to everyone's face.
A finely pulverized sugar that dissolves quickly without using heat. It is used dry to provide a thin white coating for decoration on baked goods or it is mixed with other ingredients, such as milk, butter and flavoring, to create a frostings, icings, and glazes for cakes, cookies and pasteries.
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.