Why does brown sugar harden?

Answer Brown sugar is white sugar that has been mixed with molasses, resulting in a darker sugar with a molasses flavor. It can either be sticky or free-flowing. It is the traditional sticky variety that ... Read More »

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What is the difference between light brown sugar and dark brown sugar?

Because of their unique tastes, moisture contents and textures, it is important to know the difference between light brown sugar and dark brown sugar.Refining SugarThe process begins by pressing su... Read More »

Does brown sugar or white sugar have more calories?

Brown sugar has more calories than either granulated white sugar or powdered sugar, according to the CalorieKing website calorie counter, but just by a hair. While 0.1 oz (1 tsp. brownulated or 1 u... Read More »

Can you use dark brown sugar instead of light brown sugar for cookies?

Brown sugar is a combination of refined granulated sugar and molasses. Dark brown sugar has more molasses added than light brown sugar, resulting in a deeper color and more intense molasses flavor.... Read More »

Does brown sugar or powdered sugar go bad?

Both powdered sugar and brown sugar can last indefinitely. Sugar may harden if exposed to moisture, then allowed to dry, but this can easily be avoided by storing it in an airtight container. Harde... Read More »