brown sugar


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

Examples of brown sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The warming spices of cinnamon and brown sugar are in the filling, which makes these a perfectly cozy alternative to standard cinnamon rolls. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 16 Feb. 2024 Still, the effects are pronounced and the whisky is quite good, with a strong honey flavor on the nose that follows onto the palate, along with notes of brown sugar, tropical fruit, vanilla, espresso, and spice. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 12 Feb. 2024 First up: a small plate of crisped skin, cleaved into squares, meant to be first dipped into brown sugar that’s in the center of a condiment tray. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 8 Feb. 2024 Step 4: Place three tang yuan in a bowl and add a large ladle of brown sugar ginger soup. Catherine Duncan, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 Feb. 2024 Sprinkle the chicken with the brown sugar and pour the wine around the sides of the casserole. Andrea Weigl, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 This tasty doughnut features an orange creamsicle glaze and coriander brown sugar struesel. Sarah Murphy, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 A little brown sugar, salt and pepper go a long way. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 5 Feb. 2024 Then the palate opens with oak and grain, and evolves from there into classic bourbon notes of caramel, brown sugar, baked apple, cinnamon, and molasses, with just a touch of anise on the finish. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 2 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1670, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brown sugar was in 1670

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“Brown sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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brown sugar

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

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