How do you make brown sugar from white sugar?
To make dark brown sugar from white sugar, increase the molasses to 2 tablespoons per 1 cup of granulated sugar. Stir with a fork and keep in an airtight container. To make dark brown sugar from light brown sugar, add 1 tablespoon of molasses to 1 cup of light brown sugar.
What ingredients make up brown sugar?
Making your own brown sugar is so simple and easy and it tastes exactly like store-bought! You’ll never run out of brown sugar if you keep two simple ingredients on hand: white granulated sugar and molasses.
How do you substitute sugar for brown sugar?
How to Substitute Sugar for Brown Sugar. In a pinch, white sugar in an equal amount will work fine as a brown sugar replacement. If you have molasses on hand, our Test Kitchen suggests this alternative: For 1 cup brown sugar, use 1 cup granulated sugar plus 2 Tbsp.
Can you use regular sugar if you don’t have brown sugar?
Yes, simply swap in white sugar where a recipe calls for brown sugar. If you need one cup of brown sugar, use one cup of white sugar. And if you still don’t have brown sugar but feel bad about replacing it with granulated sugar, you can always make your own brown sugar using white sugar.
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