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What is Caster Sugar?

by Brian 15 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?


angelalazay commented 9 months ago

Baker's sugar?

by DKS1 11 years ago

Quick question - what is this?! Sorry for my naiveté, but I'm making a scone recipe tonight or tomorrow (thanks, C...


bouncerdjwife commented 1 year ago

Caster sugar vs simple syrup

by Sami7 2 years ago

Which is better for alcoholic cocktails, caster sugar or simple syrup?


stevewi commented 2 years ago

Can I make my own superfine sugar?

by nooodles 13 years ago

Intuition tells me that caster/bakers'/superfine sugar is just granulated sugar put through a food processor. Am I wr...


Lailani commented 3 years ago

Caster sugar or icing sugar for shortbread cookies?

by desserina 5 years ago

I've seen recipes using superfine sugar, some using icing sugar and I just wanted to know what's the difference in th...


grammiemameomah commented 4 years ago

Meringue tower -- what is "golden caster sugar"?

by somervilleoldtimer 4 years ago

Thinking about making this for a gluten-free friend, but stumped by the one ingredient. Should I just substitute con...


rainey commented 4 years ago

Caster Sugar - can I just grind up regular white sugar??

by The Oracle 8 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for 1 1/2 c caster sugar... I forgot to pick it up at the grocery store and don't really w...


busy4god commented 4 years ago

Where to buy superfine sugar?

by LilBrownBat 5 years ago

Seems to me that you used to be able to buy superfine sugar in the supermarket, but no more. Anyone know for sure wh...

C. Hamster

C. Hamster commented 5 years ago

What is "castor sugar"?

by Westy 6 years ago

Hello making turmeric fish from a Bill Granger book. He asks for "Castor sugar." Is that regular sugar or confectione...


lemony05 commented 6 years ago

Castor Sugar

by Ruthie789 6 years ago

I have some British cookbooks calling for Castor Sugar. I can purchase it at a local store but find it quite expensi...


cleopatra999 commented 6 years ago

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Billington's Castor Sugar

by zonker 7 years ago

Where can I find Billington's castor sugar in downtown Toronto

Castor sugar

by RuralDeb 8 years ago

I have come across castor sugar in a recipe I want to make (Canada). What kind of sugar is this in our terms? Anyone?


RuralDeb commented 8 years ago

Castor Sugar

by Homyro 8 years ago

If anyone is looking for castor sugar in Toronto, you can find it at Sobey's and it's called Instant dissolving sugar...


chefathome commented 8 years ago

Superfine sugar

by Chocolatechipkt 8 years ago

I'm having a hard time finding superfine sugar. It's not something buy often, but I seemed to remember seeing the box...


chefathome commented 8 years ago

Help finding "unrefined caster sugar"?

by phan1 11 years ago

Because Heston Blumenthal uses it, and googling it gives me sugars and brands that are only located in the UK. Does ...


LBDDiaries commented 8 years ago

Golden Superfine Sugar???

by energy 9 years ago

I have a cookbook that was printed in the UK, I found a great recipe for a blueberry lemon cake. The recipe asks for ...


smartie commented 9 years ago

Making gelato--how important is superfine sugar?

by kattyeyes 10 years ago

Hi, it's my maiden voyage making chocolate gelato. I found a thread here re superfine sugar, but it focused on baking...


lynnlato commented 10 years ago

I'm thinking from now on I'll make my own caster sugar

by foodsmith 10 years ago

Its very hard to find in my area, and its expensive for a small package. If its nothing but crushed granulated sugar,...


kattyeyes commented 10 years ago

Diet Ginger Ale & Superfine sugar

by Tututulane 10 years ago

I think I've looked pretty extensively but I wanted to see if anyone has found a source in New Orleans for diet ginge...


chef4hire commented 10 years ago