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Old 02-23-2010, 11:11 AM   #1
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Raw Sugar

I want to switch from refined sugar to raw sugar. Does anyone cook with raw sugar and if you do is there a difference in the end product?


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Old 02-23-2010, 11:13 AM   #2
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the only difference that I know of is one lighthens your wallet more than the other

in my opinion, it is a gimmick

and I am one of the original health food nuts

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Old 02-23-2010, 11:43 AM   #3
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"Raw" sugar is still a processed sugar. The sugar cane is processed to remove the juice which is then processed into to make "raw" sugar or further processed to make white sugar (i.e. no molasses or inpurities). The process is different depening on which is being made.
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Old 02-23-2010, 12:45 PM   #4
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"Raw" sugar is sugar with some of the impurities left in. Refined sugar has the impurities removed and nothing added. Your choice.
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:02 PM   #5
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What is Raw Sugar?
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