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- n. Very finely ground sugar to which cornstarch is added to prevent lumping, mostly used in icings and confections to produce a smooth texture.
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- n. sugar granulated into a fine powder
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You can fill them with pastry cream and sprinckle the tops with powdered sugar for the classic preparation.
Purcell stared at the splay-toed pigeon prints in the powdered sugar scattered on the pavement.
He bit into a powdered-sugar doughnut and powdered sugar sprayed everywhere.
And then when you were there, I was so nervous, I pigged out on blueberry crepes and poured powdered sugar on your dress.
I went with a tender piece of steak, cut into strips and laid across a bowl of fresh greens, accompanied by a glass of light white wine I adhere to the somewhat illogical practice of not drinking red when driving, and followed by a Genovese dessert called scarpitantina, a sweet vanilla cake with cream between its layers, a touch of chocolate, and powdered sugar on top.
His first stop was Variety International, where Herman Gerstein gave him a five-minute lecture on the evils of Communism and handed him a fat envelope stuffed with C-notes; stop two was a short stroll through the Teamster and UAES picket lines over to Hollywood Prestige National Pictures, where Wally Voldrich, the head of Security, kicked loose with a doughnut box full of fifties dusted with powdered sugar and chocolate sprinkles.