I love making things homemade. I have found recipes for homemade condensed milk, homemade boxed cake mixes, and more. I recently discovered that I can also make homemade brown sugar at home. I don’t know about you, but I am always running out of brown sugar. Now I don’t have to worry about it anymore.
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The flavor of fresh, homemade brown sugar doesn’t even compare to store-bought brown sugar, especially in cookies or on top of fresh fruit, or delicious coffeecakes. The flavor is more intense and more — richer.
Here is how you can make your very own homemade brown sugar as well.
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1-2 tablespoons molasses, depending on how dark you want it
- In a medium bowl, add molasses to sugar and mix with a fork or using a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, working up to high speed, until no big clumps of molasses remain.
- It may take several minutes, but it will work out the clumps. Just be patient.
- Store in an airtight container and use when you need brown sugar for a recipe!
Like I said, it is super simple, delicious, and so amazingly richer than that stuff in the bag!
What is your favorite homemade kitchen staple?