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
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