How to Make Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar

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A recipe calls for brown sugar, and you realize you are out. What to do?!

How To Make Brown Sugar at Home

You can make brown sugar at home with just a few simple ingredients. For each cup of brown sugar called for in your recipe, follow the substitutions below. 

  • Light Brown Sugar = 1 cup of granulated sugar + 2 teaspoons molasses
  • Dark Brown Sugar = 1 cup of granulated sugar + 1 tablespoon molasses

No need to mix the sugar and molasses before adding it to the rest of your ingredients.