Collection: BROWN SUGARS

Add a rich, caramel flavor to your baked goods and beverages with our selection of high-quality brown sugars, available in various grades and packaging sizes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is brown sugar?

    • Brown sugar is a type of sugar with a distinctive brown color due to the presence of molasses. It is commonly used in baking, cooking, and to sweeten beverages.
  • What types of brown sugar does Baker's Authority offer?

    • Baker's Authority offers a variety of brown sugars, including light brown sugar and dark brown sugar.
  • How does the taste of brown sugar differ from white sugar?

    • Brown sugar has a deep, caramel or toffee-like flavor due to the presence of molasses. This gives it a richer, more complex flavor profile compared to white sugar.
  • How can I substitute brown sugar for white sugar in recipes?

    • You can typically substitute brown sugar for white sugar in a 1:1 ratio in most recipes. However, this may slightly alter the flavor and color of your baked goods, making them darker and richer.
  • What is the difference between light and dark brown sugar?

    • The main difference between light and dark brown sugar is the amount of molasses they contain. Light brown sugar has less molasses, giving it a milder flavor, while dark brown sugar contains more for a robust, intense flavor.
  • Does brown sugar go bad?

    • If properly stored in a cool, dry place and kept sealed, brown sugar can last indefinitely. However, it may harden over time due to loss of moisture.
  • Is brown sugar healthier than white sugar?

    • While brown sugar does contain molasses, which provides a small amount of minerals, the nutritional difference between white and brown sugar is negligible. Both should be used sparingly as part of a balanced diet.
  • Can I use brown sugar in all baking recipes?

    • Brown sugar can be used in many baking recipes, especially those that call for a deeper, more complex flavor. It is perfect for cookies, brownies, cakes, and other sweet treats.