demerara sugar

dem·e·rara sugar | \ˌde-mə-ˈrär-ə-, -ˈrer-\

Definition of demerara sugar 

: a coarse light-brown raw sugar

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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,, "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 Another partner of The Gates Hotel, the craft distillery uses demerara sugar in the rum instead of molasses. Julia Sayers,, "Plan the perfect winter getaway in Key West," 29 Jan. 2018 Thinly slice remaining chiles; set aside for serving. Whisk lime juice, fish sauce, and demerara sugar in a small bowl; set lime dressing aside. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Lamb Larb," 19 Feb. 2017

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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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English Language Learners Definition of demerara sugar

: a kind of light brown sugar

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