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An '''icing''' is a sweet and decorative surface finish to [[bake]]d goods. It usually consists of powdered [[sugar]] beat with [[butter]]. While the icing is warm or being handled, it's consistency is soft. If allowed to cool, the icing will often become stiff.
 
An '''icing''' is a sweet and decorative surface finish to [[bake]]d goods. It usually consists of powdered [[sugar]] beat with [[butter]]. While the icing is warm or being handled, it's consistency is soft. If allowed to cool, the icing will often become stiff.
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Icing on [[cake]]s was introduced in the late [[17th century]].
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==See also==
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*[[Royal icing]]
   
 
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Latest revision as of 02:01, 12 July 2007

An icing is a sweet and decorative surface finish to baked goods. It usually consists of powdered sugar beat with butter. While the icing is warm or being handled, it's consistency is soft. If allowed to cool, the icing will often become stiff.

Icing on cakes was introduced in the late 17th century.

See also