Brown sugar is just white sugar with the addition of molasses. That’s where the extra flavor comes from.
In fact, you can make your own by adding a tablespoon of molasses to a cup of sugar. If you like it darker, add 2 tablespoons of molasses.
We use a lot of brown sugar in our house. Partly because Jim and our youngest daughter like it on their oatmeal in the mornings. And partly because we make a lot of chocolate chip cookies.
Here are a few more recipes that use brown sugar: [Read more…] about Ingredient Spotlight: Brown Sugar