Results for: Confection

What is the origin of confection?

The origin of the word or the process? The word comes from Latin via Old French confectio - preparation. The process originally applied to apothecaries preparing medicines (MORE)

What rhymes with confection?

2 syllables: flexion, section. 3 syllables: advection, affection, brass section, collection, complexion, connection, convection, correction, cross section, defection, det (MORE)
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Can you substitute confection sugar for granulated sugar?

I'm afraid not. Although it seems like they should be interchangeable, confectioner's sugar actually absorbs water, whereas granulated sugar does not. If used in a baking reci (MORE)