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Caster Sugar

Also Known As : Superfine sugar, Bar sugar, Castor Sugar

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a sweet and buttery flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. It is ideal for baking, particularly sponge cakes.
  2. It is used to sweeten beverages as it dissolves quickly.
  3. It dissolves more quickly than regular white sugar, and is useful in cold liquids.

Common names and forms

  1. Cane Sugar-Castor

Description

British name for cane or beet sugar is Caster sugar. It is raw cane sugar with a fine free flowing texture and a light golden colour. It is used in pudding, custard, mousse, meringue and other smooth-textured desserts.

Selection Guide

Caster sugar is available in both refined and unrefined forms. Make sure Caster sugar is dry and is free from moisture.

Note

Like table sugar, in excess it can contribute to obesity, tooth decay, diabetes, and other health conditions.(1)

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