How to Substitute Brown Sugar for White Sugar

Can I substitute brown sugar for white sugar in baking recipes to make them healthier? We've got must-have tips for substituting sugar in baked goods. Plus, watch how to properly measure brown sugar every time.

Substitute Brown Sugar for White Sugar in Baking Recipes

Wondering "Can I substitute brown sugar for white sugar in baking recipes to make them healthier?" Yes, you can, but please note that it does not make them any healthier.

Simply substitute 1 cup of brown sugar for every 1 cup of white granulated sugar.

Brown sugar contains molasses, which may change the texture and flavor your baked goods, but the sweetness level will be the same. Checking doneness will be the same but the color may be darker.

Brown Sugar Substitutes

The granular nature and moistness of brown sugar make it a little sticky to accurately measure. It's really just a matter of packing it properly: See how here.

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