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Turning White Sugar into Brown

By Cook's Illustrated Published March 2010

White sugar combined with molasses is an excellent substitute for brown sugar.

Pulse the two in a food processor or simply add the proper amount of molasses along with the other wet ingredients.

1 cup granulated sugar + 1 tablespoon molasses = 1 cup light brown sugar

1 cup granulated sugar + 2 tablespoons molasses = 1 cup dark brown sugar