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brown sugar

Brown sugar is white sugar combined with molasses, which gives it a soft texture. Light and dark are the two most common styles of brown sugar. In general, the lighter the brown sugar, the more delicate the flavor. Very dark or old-fashioned brown sugar has a more intense molasses flavor. Both granulated and liquid brown sugar are also now available.

plural: brown sugar


Season: available year-round

How to store: Store in a plastic bag. Resoften by including an apple wedge with the brown sugar in a plastic bag and sealing tightly for 1-2 days.

Substitutions: 1 cup packed brown sugar = 1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar = 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar mixed with 1 1/2 teaspoons molasses

More Brown Sugar Recipes
Popular Brown Sugar Recipes
Crock Pot Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken
Kittencal's Best Brown Sugar Turkey Brine
Mahi Mahi With Brown-Sugar Soy Glaze

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup packed
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 836
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 61mg 2%
Potassium 292mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 215.8g 71%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.3g 0%

How is this calculated?