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 Is powdered sugar a starch?

Answer Powdered sugar, or confectioner's sugar, is not completely a starch. However, a fine-particle sugar is mixed with cornstarch to create powdered sugar. Cornstarch is a starch. According to the Inter... 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 »
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How many cups of sugar is a pound of powdered sugar equal to?

One pound of granulated sugar (the equivalent of 16 oz. by weight) is equal to 2 1/4 cups. However, confectioners sugar, commonly referred to as powdered sugar, amounts to 4 cups or 4 1/2 cups sift... Read More »
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Can powdered sugar be used as sweetner/sugar in coffee?

Powdered sugar is actually a 50/50 mixture of powdered (finely ground) sugar and cornstarch. While you could use it for a sweetener in coffee it might also change the texture and if you use enough ... Read More »
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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 »
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