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i want to make caramels but I'm out of granulated sugar. can I use powdered sugar instead?

asked by Maria,Xenophontos over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

Sadly, no! Powdered sugar doesn't react to heating in the same way as granulated.

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HalfPint

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added over 3 years ago

No! Most powdered sugar has cornstarch to keep the sugar from clumping together. That cornstarch is going to burn and that's not a good thing.