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Homemade Brown Sugar (Light or Dark)
Homemade Brown Sugar (Light or Dark) is very easy to make with just two ingredients.  Tastes better and stays moist MUCH longer packed store-bought brands. Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Homemade Brown Sugar (Dark)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
Homemade Light Brown Sugar
Homemade Dark Brown Sugar
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
Homemade Light Brown Sugar
Homemade Dark Brown Sugar
Homemade Brown Sugar (Dark)
Instructions
  1. Use these instructions for both recipes.
  2. Combine sugar and molasses in a medium sized bowl. Use fingers or a fork to “mash and stir” ingredients together until evenly combined and mixture is evenly combined (10 to 15 minutes). Light brown sugar should be light/golden brown. Dark brown sugar should be dark brown. If you prefer a darker brown, use 3 tablespoons of molasses.
  3. Store in a tightly sealed container. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Although homemade brown sugar stays soft longer than store-bought, it may harden after 8 or 10 days. To soften hard brown sugar (light or dark), lightly sprinkle a tablespoon of warm water over the top. Break apart with fingers.