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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 cakes was introduced inthe late [[17th century]].
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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Revision as of 21:45, 11 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 inthe late 17th century.

See also