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Is there a difference in taste between white and brown sugar?

I'm going to try a recipe that calls for brown sugar but I only have white; is it just a color thing or do they taste different?

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LadyEb

Asked by LadyEb at 11:19 PM on Nov. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • They do taste different. I am not sure if you can exchange one for the other, sorry!
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 11:27 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • Ok, then I won't try it, I'll just do without either. Thanks!
    LadyEb

    Answer by LadyEb at 11:37 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • If you have molasses, then you can make your own "brown sugar."


    http://www.recipezaar.com/Homemade-Brown-Sugar-Substitute-65271


     

    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 11:54 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • yes. Brown sugar is granulated sugar with molasses. The darker- the sweeter.
    ave.maria.

    Answer by ave.maria. at 10:44 AM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Brown sugar has molasses in it and it tastes different than regular sugar and has a different texture. I don't think you can substitute one for the other.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:11 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

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