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Recent Examples on the Web While the cake bakes, prep a simple sugar-citrus-butter glaze and 10 minutes after the loaf comes out of the oven, spoon the glaze over the cake and sprinkle with chopped pistachios., 13 Apr. 2021 Is there any more perfect dessert at Christmastime than the simple sugar cookie? Elise Taylor, Vogue, 24 Dec. 2020 These are very simple sugar cookies with Special K cereal mixed in. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 9 Dec. 2020 Just cut simple sugar cookies into hearts, bake and frost with royal icing. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 9 Dec. 2020 The end product — honey — consists of simple sugar molecules, mostly fructose and glucose, which can be easily used by the body for energy. Miriam Fauzia, USA TODAY, 15 June 2020 Agriprocessing like corn wet-milling convert the starches to simple sugars. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 20 Apr. 2020 Typically, simple sugars are metabolized and absorbed into the bloodstream pretty much immediately, providing instant energy—4 calories per gram of it. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 24 Jan. 2020 The glaze would be nice drizzled atop the Grandmother’s Poundcake from our Baking Basics Series or a simple sugar cookie. Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2020

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of simple sugar was in 1942

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“Simple sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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