18th November 2019


How do you make icing from icing sugar?

  1. Place the icing sugar in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of milk and the vanilla essence.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add more milk one teaspoonful at a time until the desired consistency is reached – this icing can be made thin enough to drizzle over a cake, or thicker if you want to apply it with a knife or spatula.

In this way, how do you make icing without powdered sugar?

  1. Whisk milk into flour in small saucepan until smooth. Heat and stir until it boils and thickens. Cool thoroughly.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl until light and fluffy. Add thickened milk. Beat until mixture resembles whipped cream. Makes enough to fill and frost 2 layer cake, about 3 1/2 cups.

Can you make icing with just icing sugar and water?

Sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Add a few drops of flavouring, if you like. 2. Using a wooden spoon, gradually stir in enough water until the mixture is the consistency of thick cream.

How do you make icing with caster sugar?

To achieve powdered (confectioners) sugar consistency: Add the granulated sugar to your blender and pulse-blend in bursts until the texture is superfine, as in Caster Sugar. Increase the speed, blending on the highest setting for 20-30 seconds or until he sugar is powdery fine.
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