Light or Dark Brown Sugar

Light or Dark Brown Sugar

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JillH 0

"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. Recipe ingredients are for light brown sugar. For dark brown sugar, simply use 2 tablespoons of molasses for every 1 cup of white sugar. To keep it moist, put a slice of bread into the storage container."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 52 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 52 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Combine sugar and molasses in a mixing bowl. Use an electric mixer on medium speed, mixing until molasses is completely incorporated.
  2. Store in an air-tight container.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • The 16 servings equals 16 tablespoons, which is the equivalent of 1 cup. Should you need only 1/2 cup, reduce the recipe's serving size to 8.
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Kristy
3/24/2013

Have been doing this for a while. :)

lovestohost
3/21/2013

I found myself unexpectedly running low on brown sugar after a failed BBQ sauce attempt and, thankfully, remembered I'd just saved this *recipe*. I'd give this 5 stars, however, the preparation method did NOT work for me, it merely made our counters/floors a sticky mess and made me cranky. After the THIRD bowl change/hand mixer attempt, I decided to use my mini food processor and that was CLUTCH. It made short work of this, w/no mess, and gave me the results I desired. I'm still not sure what differentiates between light/dark? I made as written and the result was LIGHT, so if you're looking for dark, perhaps start w/doubling the molasses and go from there. THANKS for the save, JillH!

Debbie1018
3/4/2013

I will never buy Brown or Dark sugar from a store ever again this is a awesome recipe I am so glad I found this easy to make and store I feel if you store it over night the flavors develop better just to let you know but if you need it it is good to use right after you make at love this recipe truly do and thank you JillH for sharing this with us