Poured Sugar Icing

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[22 May 2010 | By | 3 Comment(s) ]
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I ran across these adorable cookies the other day at the decorated cookie.  Cute, huh?  I love the little birds.  But I also love that she shares the technique for decorating the cookies with Poured Sugar Icing… which I think I just might have to try!

These birdies are the result of my experimenting with poured sugar icing, that is, an icing you pour rather than spread or pipe. Usually, poured sugar is used to coat petits fours, but I used it to coat cookies.

the pros of poured sugar icing:

quick, easy, tasty, beautiful smooth coat

the cons:
I felt like I wasted a lot

Overall, I’d say poured sugar is a good way to easily coat cookies without the muss and fuss of whipping meringue, preparing frosting bags, piping…

Go read the whole thing and get the how-to on both the birds, and the poured sugar technique!

Very cool :)

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Submitted by: Dot | http://dabbled.org | More by

I'm sorta a crafty nerdy cook, who is layered... like pie.
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3 Comment(s) »

  • meaghan (chic cookies) said:

    awww, thanks so much for my feature :) !

  • Dot
    Dot said:

    Thanks for sharing your techniques, meaghan!

  • Margo said:

    These are so professional looking! I expect to see them covered in cellophane and complete with a label they look so good. So, did you like the taste to the poured sugar icing?

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