sugar cube


: a small cube of sugar that is put in coffee or tea to make it sweet

Examples of sugar cube in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Verdict La Palma sits like a stark white sugar cube plonked into the heart of Capri’s main town, a couple minutes’ walk from the Piazzetta. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 5 Mar. 2024 Put 2–4 dashes of Angostura bitters on the sugar cube and drop it in the glass. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 16 May 2023 The sugar cube creates a great starting place for the bubbles, creating a lovely effect in the glass. Kevin Gavagan, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Add the tomato paste, salt, strained tomatoes, sugar cube, cloves, coriander seeds, turmeric and 1 tsp. Nereya Otieno, Rolling Stone, 4 Feb. 2023

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“Sugar cube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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