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Confectioners' Sugar Shakers

Would these sugar shakers be better than a fine-mesh strainer for dusting powdered sugar?

Published Feb. 1, 2013

What You Need To Know

Nothing finishes a dessert more quickly or elegantly than a dusting of powdered sugar. We usually turn to a fine-mesh strainer for this task, but sugar shakers promise convenience and portability. We tested five models. The top performers featured miniature fine-mesh strainers that dispersed a fine, consistent layer of powdered sugar. Less successful models had larger holes and left...