Can I use icing sugar instead of powdered sugar?
Powdered sugar and confectioners sugar are the same thing. … CooksInfo explains that you can substitute 1 cup of granular sugar for 1 3/4 cups of powdered in recipes, but not for icings and frostings. If you try to use regular sugar, it won't melt into the icing the same way and you'll be left with a grainy texture.
What is the difference between soft icing sugar and pure icing sugar?
A: Icing sugar is available as both pure icing sugar and icing sugar mixture. The only difference between the two is that icing sugar mixture has a little cornflour added to prevent it from forming lumps if it gets moist. Generally, if a recipe doesn't stipulate it doesn't really matter which one you use.
Can I substitute granulated sugar for powdered sugar?
When you run out of granulated sugar, you can substitute powdered sugar to your recipe if thickening will not ruin the taste and texture. Look at the recipe to determine how much granulated sugar you will need. Substitute 1 3/4 cups of packed powdered sugar for every 1 cup of granulated sugar.