Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Tuesday Tips - Sprinkling Powdered Sugar

Cakes that call for a dusting of powdered sugar are always so beautiful. They make me think of snow. Actually dusting a cake, however, can be a mess. Somehow the sifter always seems to sift more onto the counter than onto the cake.

A couple of years ago I was making a cake and making a cup of tea for myself when the brilliant thought of using the tea strainer as a sifter hit me. It works like a clamp and picks up the powdered sugar, contains it to the strainer and makes very little mess.
Best of all it makes a perfectly even dusting without any lumps.

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