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Old 01-04-2012, 02:03 AM   #1
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re: inexpensive and inelegant sweetener...

Does confectioner's sugar (a.k.a. powder sugar) = "corn sugar"?

If so, why not buy cheaper from grocer?

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Old 01-04-2012, 02:06 AM   #2
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no it's not priming sugar/corn sugar. They're nothing like each other especially in consistancy..
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:44 AM   #3
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confectioners sugar is just fine sucrose (table sugar) but it often has an anti-caking agent like corn starch added, so if you go to dissolve it you are left with some crud or sludge- best to avoid

 
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