Quite a few of my recipes that are completely grain free, dairy free and/or gluten free yet still have lucious frostings made with regular powdered sugar. Don’t get me wrong, they’re absolutely delicious as is, but I know many of you are looking to stick to all natural sweeteners in your baking recipes.
Don’t worry, your girl has got you covered with this easy 1-ingredient recipe for PALEO POWDERED SUGAR!
That’s right, you can make powdered sugar right at home and it’s easier than you think. All you need is a blender and your paleo unrefined sugar of choice.
What kind of sugar can I use to make paleo powdered sugar?
There are a few options for making a paleo friendly powdered sugar. First, you’ll want to make sure it’s a natural, unrefined non-liquid sweetener. You can use any of the following:
Watch me make paleo powdered sugar:
How to make paleo powdered sugar:
- Add 1 cup paleo friendly sugar of choice to a blender.
- Blend on high until it has a powder-like texture.
- If you’d like it more ‘powder-like’, I suggest adding 1 tablespoon tapioca starch or arrowroot starch to the blender. This really helps to get it to be similar to regular powdered sugar.
Recipes to try with paleo powdered sugar:
Soft Almond Flour Sugar Cookies
Grain Free Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
I hope you loved this easy tutorial and try it out in your next frosting or icing recipe! If you make the paleo powdered sugar, let me know how you like it by leaving a comment below!
How to Make Paleo Powdered Sugar
Learn how to make paleo powdered sugar in just one step with one simple ingredient! This homemade powdered sugar alternative is perfect for dusting on desserts and even creating delicious, paleo frostings & icings.
- 1 cup coconut sugar, maple sugar or date sugar
- optional: 1 tablespoon tapioca or arrowroot starch
Add paleo friendly sugar of choice to a blender. Blend on high until it has a powder-like texture.
If you'd like it more 'powder-like', I suggest adding 1 tablespoon tapioca starch or arrowroot starch to the blender. This really helps to get it to be similar to regular powdered sugar. Enjoy in whatever recipes you'd like in place of regular powdered sugar.
I made this today for a frosting recipe…..YES!!! It was a success!! I’ve tried various ways to make vegan, cane sugar free frosting and every other one failed. Thank you!!
Perfect!! So happy to hear that 🙂
Can you or have you ever used a food processor instead of a blender to do your powdered sugar? I don’t have a Vitamix, but I have a very strong food processor. Thnak you in advance!
That should work!