brown sugar


Definition of 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 Made with mashed corn or corn flour, it’s cooked down with Mexican brown sugar, or piloncillo, and left to stand for two to three days. Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 2022 The soup stands out because of the subtle inclusion of sweet spice: a restrained mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 6 June 2022 Dip each bacon strip in brown sugar to cover on both sides. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 May 2022 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar evenly over the parchment paper; set aside. Kelly Brant, Arkansas Online, 20 Oct. 2021 These are dry cured in slat for intense flavor, rubbed with brown sugar and hickory smoked, a result that is sweet, salty, a little bit smoky and very, very meaty. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 19 May 2022 The palate is satisfying, with familiar flavors of brown sugar, caramel, nutmeg, black pepper and a dash of vanilla that pops out. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 22 Apr. 2022 Right now both locations’ menus feature the Brownie and Cookie D’oh stacker, which includes a soft serve flavor of the customer’s choosing, triple fudge brownie chunks, chocolate chip cookie dough, cocoa cookie crumb and brown sugar hot fudge. Cristin Espinosa, Dallas News, 22 June 2021 The finish is long, candy-sweet, with brown sugar and fruit notes accompanied by smoke and a lingering pepperiness. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 20 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of brown sugar

1670, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brown sugar was in 1670

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30 Jun 2022

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“Brown sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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Kids Definition of brown sugar

: sugar that contains molasses

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