So I’m not sure if this holds with the practical of Miss Corson’s Practical American Cookery, but…
Check out this wonderful Victorian image of spinning sugar – slightly intimidating for the home cook. In fact, probably don’t try this at home.
Also, note the handlebar on this gentleman! Very, very dapper indeed!
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Source: Miss Corson’s Practical American Cookery and Household Management, 1886.