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Old 09-30-2007, 05:06 AM   #1
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ISO help with cinnamon roll icing

HELP!!! is there anything i can use in place of powdered sugar?? i live to far away from the store, i was making cinnamon rolls and don't have any powdered sugar for the icing is there something else i can use to take it's place.


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Old 09-30-2007, 07:19 AM   #2
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If you have a coffee grinder or spice mill you can take regular granulated sugar and grind it to powder. It will be broken down further to powdered sugar. A mortar and pestle will also work.

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Old 09-30-2007, 08:02 AM   #3
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Aurora is absolutely correct. Happy Baking!
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Old 09-30-2007, 08:35 AM   #4
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How about these?


1/2 c. milk
3 tbsp. flour
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. "Spry" (shortening)
Vanilla (opt.)

Cook milk and flour until very thick. Let cool. Cream sugar together with butter and Spry. Add milk and flour mixture and beat until whipped cream consistency. Add vanilla. Will suit those who do like a "too sweet" frosting and may not have confectioners' sugar on hand.


1 c. light brown sugar
1 stick melted butter
1/4 c. evaporated milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Bring first three ingredients to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Beat with a spoon until cool.
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Old 10-01-2007, 09:37 PM   #5
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thank you everyone for your suggestions they were most helpful
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