brown sugar


Definition of brown sugar

: soft sugar whose crystals are covered by a film of refined dark syrup

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In a small bowl, combine brown sugar with water and pour over corned beef. Teri Mena, sacbee, "Recipe Mailbox: Slow cooker corned beef and cabbage | The Sacramento Bee," 6 Mar. 2018 Housed in an orange-to-Champagne ombré glass jar, the Pumpkin Clove candle smells like its namesake, along with notes of orange zest, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, and brown sugar. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Anthropologie's Cult-Favorite Candle Just Came Out With A Fall Scent," 20 Aug. 2018 In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chocolate Stout Whoopie Pies," 15 Feb. 2019 Orange peel, raisins, fig, hazelnuts, brown sugar and spice characterize this sultry PX from Jerez. Michael Austin,, "How to enjoy Pedro Ximenez sherry," 18 Apr. 2018 Add the ginger, garlic, brown sugar, and sesame oil to the dish. The Washington Post,, "Red wine-braised brisket is ideal for Passover and beyond," 3 Apr. 2018 Add butter, vanilla, brown sugar, and water and process until mixture is thoroughly blended. Ann Maloney,, "Grab a cookbook and join chef Kevin Belton in his new TV show," 3 Apr. 2018 In a wide, shallow bowl, combine soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger, chile, and brown sugar. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Asian Pork Chops with Coconut Rice," 7 Mar. 2019 Or, try this quick dessert recipe: Ground Cherry-Pineapple Crumble Serves 4 3 cups halved ground cherries 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks ½ cup sugar ½ cup blanched almonds ¼ cup unsalted butter ¼ cup flour ½ cup brown sugar1. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Hundreds of Ground Cherries," 31 July 2018

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First Known Use of brown sugar

1670, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of brown sugar

: a type of sugar that is brown because it contains a dark syrup (called molasses)

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Kids Definition of brown sugar

: sugar that contains molasses

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