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How to Make Brown Sugar

Watch the How to Make Brown Sugar – Light, Dark, and Unrefined Sugar Like Sucanat video

Learn how to make brown sugar, including Light, Dark, and Unrefined Sugar, like Sucanat. Plus, I share a little tip to help keep your brown sugar soft and fresh for up to one year in your pantry!

It’s So Easy to Make Homemade Brown Sugar

You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make homemade brown sugar. And the best news is that you don’t need any special equipment other than a bowl and clean hands.

And Even a Mock Unrefined Sugar

In my recipe video, I show you how to make light brown sugar and dark brown sugar. You will be thrilled to see how much fresher and tastier these sugars are compared to what you can buy in the store. And for those of you who want to bake with an unrefined sugar…like Sucanat…I show you how to make that too!! It’s just as easy as making the first two sugars.

How to Keep Brown Sugar Fresh

Have you ever reached for a box of brown sugar in your pantry only to discover that it’s as hard as a rock? Well, when you make your own brown sugar, you can use the tip I show you in my video to keep it soft and fresh for up to a year in your pantry! And chances are this little trick, which is a “secret ingredient” that every home cook usually has on hand.

Never Be Without Brown Sugar Again!

So be sure to print out my recipe and watch the accompanying video to start making your own variety of brown sugars. It will literally take you under a minute to make each one. And next time you reach into your pantry for brown sugar, you’ll find that your homemade version will be soft and fresh and ready for any recipe.

More Homemade Recipes

Now that you’ve learned how to make homemade brown sugar, be sure to try some of these other pantry staples that are easy to make homemade too! For your savory recipes, I show you how to make homemade seasoning blends, salad dressings, croutons, breadcrumbs, and apple cider vinegar.

For your sweeter recipes, I share how to make 10 homemade flavored extracts all perfect for baking.

Mary with 10 favors of homemade extracts.

And last but not least, I share how to make a condiment that’s in almost every refrigerator…mayonnaise! But this mayo is homemade and takes literally 1 minute to make!

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Homemade Brown Sugar

5 from 1 vote
Prep: 3 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 3 minutes
Yield: 3 cups
Learn how to make brown sugar, including light, dark, and unrefined sugar like Sucanat.

Equipment

  • 3 small bowls, glass or food safe plastic, with tight-fitting storage lids

Ingredients

Light Brown Sugar

  • 1 cup White cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Molasses

Dark Brown Sugar

  • 1 cup White cane sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Molasses

Mock Unrefined Sugar

  • 1 cup White cane sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Molasses

Instructions 

Light Brown Sugar

  • Mix Sugar and Molasses together until the molasses is completely distributed throughout the sugar. The sugar will appear light brown in color.
  • Store light brown sugar in a well-sealed container with a small piece of white bread that will keep the light brown sugar fresh and soft.

Dark Brown Sugar

  • Mix Sugar and Molasses together until the molasses is completely distributed throughout the sugar. The sugar will appear dark brown in color.
  • Store dark brown sugar in a well-sealed container with a small piece of white bread that will keep the dark brown sugar fresh and soft.

Mock Unrefined Sugar

  • Mix Sugar and Molasses together until the molasses is completely distributed throughout the sugar. The sugar will appear very dark brown in color and extremely moist in consistency. (See video.)
  • Store unrefined sugar in a well-sealed container with a small piece of white bread that will keep the unrefined sugar fresh and soft.

Video

Notes

Find this recipe and video at https://marysnest.com/how-to-make-brown-sugar/
Copyright © 2020 Mary’s Nest, LLC, All Rights Reserved
Course: Pantry Staples
Cuisine: Americana
Keyword: Brown Sugar, Dark Brown Sugar, Light Brown Sugar, Sucanat, Unrefined Sugar
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  1. Sweeteners exporter says:

    5 stars
    Hi Mary, Thank you dear for sharing recipe with us. I want to subscribe your channel please share me a link. You gave wonderful tips for homemade eatables which makes our cooking better.

  2. Cam Brandon says:

    I saw your video on making cream cheese and fascination grabbed hold of me! I will definitely be making some soon and yogurt. Had no idea yogurt was so simple to make. You present your recipes/videos in easy to understand/follow steps for all degrees of experience. A beginner can duplicate just as well as a seasoned cook (pun intended).🤗

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