How to Make Light or Dark Brown Sugar Substitution
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-For each 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar called for in a recipe, use 1 1/2 tablespoons molasses plus 1 cup granulated sugar.
-To make light brown sugar from dark brown sugar, use 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
-For dark brown sugar from light brown sugar, use 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar plus 1 tablespoon molasses;
To make dark brown sugar from white sugar:
1 cup granulated sugar plus 1/4 cup molasses.