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Powdered sugar is a type of highly refined, finely powdered sugar. It is also known as confectioners' sugar and icing sugar.
In North America, powdered sugar usually contains about 5% cornstarch to prevent clumping. This can have a thickening effect in recipes that are heated.
Powdered sugar can also be made at home by mixing 1 part cornstarch with 20 parts sugar.