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Light or Dark Brown Sugar

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars
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"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."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 52
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cup brown sugar)

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 52 calories; 0 13.4 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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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...

Most helpful critical review

Had to throw it away. Didn’t work at all.

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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...

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 bette...

Have been doing this for a while. :)

Can you just add the white sugar and molasses to your recipe, or do you have to mix them together first?

For those not willing to drag out the mixer, put the sugar in a microwave safe bowl and put the molasses on top. Microwave it for 5-10 seconds and mix with a spoon. I microwaved it twice and it...

I love this! Brown sugar is ridiculously expensive. This is such a great and inexpensive way to make and it's fresh every time! I found that using two of my high heat heavy duty cooking spatu...

This was wonderful as I forgot to buy some at the store! The hand mixer was a little frustrating to use so I gave up and just used my fingers. Finally got it all mixed up in a few minutes and st...

I am really pleased with the results. I think how dark it is depends on the type of Molasses. I got a med/dark sugar mix using 1 c sugar to 1 tbsp molasses, then added a bit more sugar, mixing i...

I will never buy prepared brown sugar again. This has such a robust and complex flavor and texture, you realize that the quality of your ingredients is key to your recipe. I made this using 1 cu...