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Sugar

Are Brown and White Sugar Interchangeable When Baking?

Sort of, is the quick answer. There is a difference between what brown sugar and white sugar do to your pastries and breads, but in a pinch, just use either sugar. Brown and white sugars are somewhat...
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What is Caster Sugar?

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by Brian 16 years ago

I'm making a recipe that calls for 4 tbsp of caster sugar. Never heard of it. Can I substitute regular sugar for it?

Caster sugar or icing sugar for shortbread cookies?

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by desserina 6 years ago

I've seen recipes using superfine sugar, some using icing sugar and I just wanted to know what's the difference in the final product? Does it affect the taste or the texture or whatever? Thanks! xo

Turpinado versus Sugar

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by Bschaden1228 8 months ago

Hello! I have a question. I am trying to heavily cut sugar out of my diet. A recipe I am making for dinner calls for dark brown sugar. I bought turpinado instead and used less than what was bei...

Caramel

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by kobewright79 7 months ago

I have given homemade caramel a go and it was surprisingly easy and it is delicious. I managed to keep it from becoming grainy and crystallized. I definitely recommend giving this one a try, it’s s...

Anyone else have trouble creaming butter and sugar in a kitchenaid?

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by loukoumades 8 years ago

Recipes always say to beat softened butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. I can never get this in my kitchenaid. Butter and sugar form a thick paste that coats the walls of the bowl where the bea...

Ooey Gooey Delightful Peanut Butter Blossoms

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by rainymuffins 8 months ago

I made this recipe for Thanksgiving, and MAN, it was a hit. My guests couldn't stop eating them, and they are so easy to just pop in your mouth and deliciously fun to chew, savor, and swallow, tha...

Teatime in Narnia: Mr. Tumnus' Burnt Sugar Cake

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by rainymuffins 8 months ago

My treat this week was a step into the wardrobe. C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I have always wished I could find myself in the middle of a wintry wood and bump into M...

Difference between icing sugar and powder sugar

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by Musicbox_1818 7 years ago

Hello friends! I just came across something in a recipe that I never knew there was any difference in. This recipe calls for both icing sugar and powder sugar. Can any of you share with me what the...

Nigella's Bread with Warm milk comfort food

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by chalenegirl 12 years ago

hi guys, i was watching Nigella Feasts the other night and she made this dish that i have never seen or heard of before. it's basically: take bread, rip into smallish pieces, put in bowl, boil m...

Cassonade

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by dickgrub 1 year ago

Trying to buy it. Cannot find it. Some Belgian site will sell it to me if I add $47.50 in stuff I don't need. C'mon Hounds, you've never failed me. I'm in Tucson, so online is the only deal.

Coca Cola and cane sugar

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by weinsteinj93 1 year ago

I know that high fructose corn syrup is cheaper than cane sugar but why now in almost 2018? I have always been able to tell the difference in taste with Coca Cola with cane sugar only vs corn syrup...

Converting Ounces to Cups

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by sku 12 years ago

Many thanks to anyone who can help me with this. I have a recipe which lists sugar and cake flour in ounces. As I don't have a scale, I need to convert to cups/tablespoons. Does anyone know the ...

? on simple sirup yield

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by RickatChow 1 year ago

Is it normal to get more volume of simple sirup than the initial water contribution? I just made a rich simple sirup for the first time (3 cups sugar dry weight to 1.5 cups water liquid weight.)I g...

Pumpkin Pie

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by chasedr 1 year ago

Just put an extra cup of sugar in my pumpkin pie. How bad will it be?

Sugar dispenser - Italian bars

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by itryalot 10 years ago

I am looking for a sugar dispenser for a gift. The couple fell in love with the ones they saw all throughout Italy and France. Stainless steel, I think, and the top opened/closed automatically. ...

Why two black pastors are suing Coca-Cola

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is tired of presiding over funerals for parishioners who died of heart disease, diabetes and st...

Masala chai: "pulled" vs not, and when is best to add sugar?

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by qixotic 2 years ago

So I have memories of some great masala chai I had in northern India a while back, and saw a few different cooking variations even out there. In the US, it's a lot harder to find something close to...

Trying to learn how to double+ my sauce recipes

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by mugzi 2 years ago

I have recipes that I've mastered in small quantities at home, but now I'm planning to fulfill my lifelong dream and open a restaurant and would need to make them in much larger quality. I found ca...

CT Legislators Taking Another Look At Taxing Sugary Drinks

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Rep. Gail Lavielle, a Republican from Wilton, said she is conflicted about the proposal. 'I don't believe in telling people how to behave when one is the government,' she said. 'However, th...

Muscovado sugar in Montreal?

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by anachemia 11 years ago

Anyone know where to find this? I got confused in the store and accidentally bought Demerara and Turbinado, but apparently these are not the same...the recipe calls for Muscovado which is darker (...