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Brown Sugar

Also Known As : Cane sugar, Raw sugar, Whole cane sugar

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

Brown sugar has strong caramel flavor along with a little acidity and bitterness.

Usage Tips

  1. Brown sugar is used in cookies, cakes and muffins.

Common names and forms

  1. Natural Brown Sugar
  2. Organic Brown Sugar

Description

Brown sugar is actually white sugar with molasses added to make it brown. It is used for sweetening baked goods, beverages, sauces, and marinades. Some varieties of natural brown sugar are also used to make alcoholic beverages like rum. It works as a wonderful substitute for maple sugar.

Health benefits

  • Brown sugar contains few calories which helps in preventing obesity.(1)
  • It prevents asthma and fights against allergic reactions.(1)
  • It has antiseptic properties that help in healing minor cuts.(1)
  • It helps in improving the digestion function of the stomach.(1)

Note

Overconsumption of brown sugar may cause diabetes and increase the risk of heart problems.(2) 

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