This Viral Video Shows You How to Make Powdered Sugar in Seconds

No powdered sugar in the cupboard? No problem. You can learn how to make your own powdered sugar at home!

We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of baking something, you reach for the next ingredient and—the horror!—it’s not there. Whether you’re missing eggs, milk, baking soda or something else, you’re left with two not-so-awesome options: sprint to the store or find a replacement ingredient.

If you’ve ever been in this position with powdered sugar, then today’s your lucky day. TikTok has shown us how to make powdered sugar in seconds, and it’s definitely easier than you were thinking. Here’s how it’s done!

Can You Make Powdered Sugar?

Yes—and to make powdered sugar at home, all you need is regular granulated sugar. It’s as simple as dumping the amount of powdered sugar you need in a blender, turning the blender on and keeping it running until the granules are a fine powder. Boom! Instant powdered sugar.

To see the magic in action, check out this TikTok. This is just another reason blenders are such an essential item to have in the kitchen. It’s worth noting, though, that to prevent a super-sweet cleanup, you shouldn’t fill your blender with sugar. As the TikTok’er in the video shows, it’s best to keep it half-full, at most.

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Want More TikTok Hacks?

TikTok has given us so many ways to live our lives a little lazier, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Check out this coffee creamer hack that eliminates your issues with getting that seal open. If you’re looking for fast and easy recipes, TikTok’s got you covered with a delicious pumpkin spice dump cake, a breakfast sandwich hack and, of course, whipped coffee.

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Emily adores both food and writing, so combining those passions as a writer for Taste of Home makes perfect sense. Her work has also appeared in Birds & Blooms and on TV Insider. When she’s not eating peanut butter straight from the jar, you'll find her running or birdwatching. Emily is currently a journalism graduate student at the University of Missouri.