How to Make Brown Sugar: You Need 2 Ingredients & 5 Minutes to Make Homemade Brown Sugar by 30Seconds Food

How to Make Brown Sugar: You Need 2 Ingredients & 5 Minutes to Make Homemade Brown Sugar

Brown sugar is white granulated sugar (cane sugar) with molasses. That's it! There's no brown sugar plant or anything special, just a sweet combination of two ingredients. Brown sugar is used often in cakes, cookies, desserts, muffins, candy and pies, as well as savory recipes.

If you've ever been in the situation where you're baking or cooking and don't have brown sugar or not enough for a recipe, you can make your own homemade brown sugar. This brown sugar recipe takes about 5 minutes to make. Store it in an airtight container.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 2 1/2 cups


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the sugar and molasses into a  mixing bowl
  2. Using a stand mixer or electric hand-held mixer, beat until sugar is brown and not sticky with touched. Store in an airtight container. 

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Molasses $4 & Up
Stand Mixers $50 & Up
Hand-held Mixers $15 & Up
Mixing Bowls $10 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
I did not know this, and I use brown sugar all the time. Will try!
This is a neat idea...
Actually there is a brown sugar plant, it is called sugar cane. Cane sugar is naturally brown, and becomes white during the refining process which extract the molasses out of it.
Elisa Schmitz
This article is helpful in explaining brown sugar vs. white sugar:

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