demerara sugar

noun
dem·​e·​rara sugar | \ ˌde-mə-ˈrär-ə- How to pronounce demerara sugar (audio) , -ˈrer- \

Definition of demerara sugar

: a coarse light-brown raw sugar

Examples of demerara sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How to make a sugar rim Before adding the cocktail, on a small plate or shallow bowl, combine demerara sugar and a pinch of cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Pumpkin Martini," 25 Sep. 2020 Bring equal parts demerara sugar and hot water to a boil until sugar is dissolved. Tina Danze, Dallas News, "Tea is turning up in cocktails all around Dallas," 7 Aug. 2020 Lightly brush dough with egg; sprinkle with demerara sugar, dividing evenly. Torie Cox, Country Living, "Mini Strawberry-Rhubarb Galettes," 11 Feb. 2020 First, measure out 1 cup demerara sugar and ½ cup boiling water. Al Culliton, Bon Appétit, "Rum + Sugar + Lime = 3 Perfect Summer Cocktails," 13 July 2019 Hendrick's Gin 5 oz. fresh lemon juice 5 oz. demerera simple syrup (equal parts demerara sugar and water, fully dissolved) 5 oz. fresh pineapple juice 5 oz. The Editors, Marie Claire, "Holiday Punch Recipes That Will *Make* Your Next Party," 23 Nov. 2016 In the meantime there is an excellent limeade sweetened with demerara sugar and a dark purple, fruity sorrel punch, which can give the impression it has been lightly spiked with rum. New York Times, "A Brooklyn Favorite for Jamaican Food Beats the Odds," 26 June 2018 In a small saucepan over low heat, heat ginger slices, 1 cup demerara sugar and one cup water, just until sugar melts) ½ ounce lemon juice ½ ounce grapefruit juice 4-6 mint leaves 1 piece candied ginger, to garnish. Liza Weisstuch, BostonGlobe.com, "It’s time to Smash N’ Dash," 31 May 2018 Sprinkle batter, trying to avoid bananas, with demerara sugar. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "Blackout Chocolate Banana Bread," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of demerara sugar

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for demerara sugar

Demerara, river and region in Guyana

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The first known use of demerara sugar was in 1848

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2 Oct 2020

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“Demerara sugar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demerara%20sugar. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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demerara sugar

noun
How to pronounce demerara sugar (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of demerara sugar

British : a kind of light brown sugar

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