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Light brown sugar in a bowl with a fork after sugar and molasses are mixed.
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How to Make Brown Sugar at Home

You can easily make homemade brown sugar by mixing granulated sugar and molasses!
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Author: Meymi


  • 210 g (1 cup) white granulated sugar
  • 20 g (1 tablespoon) unsulphured molasses (for light brown sugar ) OR
  • 60 g (3 tablespoons) unsulphured molasses (for dark brown sugar)


  • Put the sugar and molasses in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix the sugar and molasses with a fork until they are totally incorporated. Alternatively, you can use a food processor.