Chances are pretty good you’ve gone to make a recipe only to discover that you don’t have any brown sugar in the cupboard. But you can actually make your own brown sugar just from white sugar so if you need to use brown sugar in a recipe in an emergency, you can simply just make your own.
And the best part of making your own brown sugar? It only consist of two single ingredients to make.
Make Brown sugar from white sugar
This simple recipe follows a simple ratio for each 1 cup of white sugar you need.
- electric mixer
- 1 cup white granulated sugar
For light brown sugar
- 1 tbsp molasses
For dark brown sugar
- 2 tbsp molasses
- Combine sugar with the appropriate amount of molasses for the role of brown sugar you would like in a mixing bowl.
- On medium low speed, begin mixing. As molasses is mixed into the white sugar, you can raise the speed.
- Continue beating until it becomes brown sugar, about 8-10 minutes.
You can save this brown sugar of you don't need to use it all. Watch pricing and you may find it easier to make your own instead of buying it.