brown sugar

noun

Definition of brown sugar

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

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Beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Gingerbread Pear Loaf," 7 Dec. 2018 Using an electric mixer, beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Woman's Day Test Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Thanksgiving Cake," 24 Oct. 2018 In a small mixing bowl, combine butter and brown sugar with cinnamon and chopped pecans or walnuts. Julia Sherman, New York Times, "A Cookbook of Artists’ Creative Summer Desserts," 22 June 2018 The brown butter and brown sugar bring a nice, rich roundness to the mix. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "The best flavors of ice cream at Toscanini’s," 29 May 2018 Place a rack in middle of oven and preheat to 350°. Whisk vinegar, brown sugar, gochujang, and adobo in a medium bowl until sugar is dissolved. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Grilled Pork Ribs with Gochujang Barbecue Sauce," 28 May 2018 My breakfasts alternate between yogurt and granola and a bowl of oatmeal with butter and brown sugar. Abby Langer, SELF, "Here's What a Registered Dietitian Eats When She Doesn't Meal Prep," 25 May 2018 In a food processor, combine walnuts, flour, melted butter and brown sugar. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thanks, Mom: Readers share food legacy their mothers left them," 8 May 2018 Mix brown sugar and coconut oil, then gently massage onto your lips to remove the dead skin. Talia Abbas, SELF, "We Asked Derms How to Keep Dry Lips Moisturized During Winter and Here’s What They Told Us," 11 Dec. 2018

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1670, in the meaning defined above

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brown sugar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of brown sugar

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

brown sugar

noun

Kids Definition of brown sugar

: sugar that contains molasses

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