Can you substitute powdered sugar for granulated?

Answer You cannot substitute granulated sugar for powdered (confectioner's) sugar straight across, as the difference will affect the texture of the end product. However, you can create a powdered sugar su... Read More »

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How much does 5 cups of powdered sugar equal in granulated sugar?

According to Epicurious, one and three-quarters cups of packed powdered sugar (also called confectioners' sugar) equals one cup of granulated sugar. Five cups of powdered sugar is about equal to 2.... Read More »

Can I use powdered sugar instead of granulated?

Powered sugar is granulated sugar that has been ground into a powder. It is much finer and lighter than granulated sugar and thus can not be used in its place, as it dissolves much quicker and may ... Read More »

How much powdered sugar is equivalent to 1 cup granulated sugar?

If 1 cup of granulated sugar is needed, a you can substitute 1 3/4 cups of powdered sugar instead. However, 1 cup of if powdered sugar is needed, blend 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon of c... Read More »

Can i use confectioner's sugar as a substitute for granulated sugar in baking?

For each cup of sugar called for in your recipe you can substitute 1 3/4 cup of confectioner's or powdered sugar. Because confectioner's sugar contains starch, this tends to make things less crispy... Read More »