Powdered Sugar Icing

This is it! The classic powdered sugar icing you seek for your prettiest Christmas cookie recipes and to drizzle over your favorite cakes.

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  • Yields: 1/2 cup (enough to drizzle over one 10-inch tube cake)
  • Start to Finish: 10 mins
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Powdered Sugar Icing
cup sifted powdered sugar
teaspoon vanilla
tablespoon milk or orange juice
  1. In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Stir in additional milk or juice, 1 teaspoon at a time, until it reaches drizzling consistency. Makes 1/2 cup (enough to drizzle over one 10-inch tube cake).
From the Test Kitchen
Chocolate Powdered Sugar Icing:

Prepare as above, except add 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder to the powdered sugar. Do not use the orange juice.

Nutrition Facts (Powdered Sugar Icing)
    Per serving:
  • 34 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 1 mg sodium,
  • 8 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 0 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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