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Icing sugar and caster sugar

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SPARKLER1 Mon 04-Apr-05 17:50:21

I've sorted out my food cupboards today and seem to have stacks of icing surgar and caster sugar for some strange reason.
Anyone have any brainwaves as to what I can do with it?
TIA xx

JoolsToo Mon 04-Apr-05 17:51:50

bake millions of cakes and ice them all?

SoupDragon Mon 04-Apr-05 17:53:18

Make butter cream and freeze it for later?

Make peppermint creams?

anorak Mon 04-Apr-05 17:55:03

Why worry about it? It keeps.

SPARKLER1 Mon 04-Apr-05 17:55:54

Nah not worried - just want to use the stuff up. Not sure why I bought it in the first place - especially the amount of boxes I've got!

JoolsToo Mon 04-Apr-05 17:56:42

anorak - until I moved this January I had a box of icing sugar in my cupboard that came out at Christmas to be sprinkled over the mince pies - the only time I bake - I think the sell by date was 1998!

anorak Mon 04-Apr-05 18:12:44

meringues
jam
home-made fruit vodka, gin or whatever
home-made sweets
cakes
puddings
biscuits
lemon curd (or lime)
candied fruits

Twiglett Mon 04-Apr-05 18:26:18

Packet of rich tea biscuits

+

bowls of icing sugar, little bit of water, different food colouring

=

happy kids for at least 30 minutes

anorak Mon 04-Apr-05 18:30:13

twiglett, you're a genius.

Twiglett Mon 04-Apr-05 18:51:26

<<bows>>

norash40 Mon 04-Apr-05 19:23:23

We sprinkle icing sugar on berries.

SPARKLER1 Mon 04-Apr-05 22:42:23

Of course Twiglett - I forgot about that one. We make those at Parent and Toddler group. Once icing is on we decorate with sweets - smarties, dolly mixture, hundreds and thousands etc. Shall be making those in the next few days. Thanks for your suggestions everyone. x

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