Subsitute Ingredients

by Sarah
(Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

I was wondering what are the subsitute ingredients for:
Confectioners' sugar
and Tylose powder
Newly married to someone from a different religion and am looking forward to going all out this Christmas with a gingerbread house and the lot. Also i live in Australia and am not sure if the confectioners' sugar is just icing sugar or caster sugar...


A practically cluseless, yet hopeful aussie!

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Apr 02, 2012
hope can help u
by: Anonymous

well my mom is coming and ive been searching 4 a week how 2 make best icing i figure out that icing sugar or wht they call confentional sugar u can make it simply by adding 2 corn starch table spoons 2 ur powder sugar but i still wanna know what is the substitute of gum powder.....

Nov 01, 2010
Tylose Powder is similar to Gum Tragacanth
by: Kelly

Tylose powder is an alternative for gum tragacanth. It's the synthetic (artificial) version of natural tragacanth gum.

Nov 01, 2010
What is Tylose powder?
by: Silkyrose

I'm in Australia too and I still haven't figured out what Tylose powder is. I'd really love to find out or even see if there is some kind of substitute for it.

Dec 13, 2008
Icing Sugar
by: Renai

Another aussie here. Confectioners sugar is pure icing sugar. You should be able to pick it up from your local woolies or coles!!

Dec 09, 2008
by: Anonymous

Confectioners sugar is just powdered sugar, thats its. If you want BEST result get icing sugar but if the recipe wanted icing sugar it would have said icing sugar which is just a half way between powdered and regular grainular sugar.

Dec 09, 2008
Confectioners Sugar
by: Jo O

I think Confectioners Sugar is icing sugar!!
I watched a vid where they said they were using Confectioners sugar & it was dusting up like icing sugar & they used it to make fondant SO it HAD to be icing sugar!

I'm a hopeless clueless Aussie here too! haha! But ya will pick up the different terms here & there!
I'm still clueless but I'm pretty sure about the Confectioners Sugar being icing Sugar! :))

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