demerara sugar

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 And, if desired, sprinkle with demerara sugar or regular sugar. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 2 July 2021 Make the demerara syrup: In a small pan over medium heat, combine the demerara sugar with the water and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Washington Post, 22 June 2021 Spread the demerara sugar or sparkling sugar, if using, onto a baking sheet. Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2020 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, 25 Sep. 2020 Bring equal parts demerara sugar and hot water to a boil until sugar is dissolved. Tina Danze, Dallas News, 7 Aug. 2020 Lightly brush dough with egg; sprinkle with demerara sugar, dividing evenly. Torie Cox, Country Living, 11 Feb. 2020 First, measure out 1 cup demerara sugar and ½ cup boiling water. Al Culliton, Bon Appétit, 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, 23 Nov. 2016

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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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English Language Learners Definition of demerara sugar

: a kind of light brown sugar


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