How to Make Light or Dark Brown Sugar Substitution

Karla Harkins

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I never have dark brown sugar. I found this and I definitely will be using it!


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Ingredients

sugar, see below for amount
molasses, see below for amount

Directions Step-By-Step

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To make light brown sugar from white sugar:
-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.
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To make light brown sugar from dark brown 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.
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To make dark brown 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.

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