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Old 09-09-2007, 02:17 AM   #1
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What Kind of Sugar?

This is a stupid question but I can't find the answer anywhere. In recipes if it say 'sugar' what type is it talking about? Is it just plain white sugar?


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Old 09-09-2007, 02:48 AM   #2
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Unless otherwise specified, always assume plain white granulated sugar.

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Old 09-13-2007, 05:26 PM   #3
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a.k.a. "caster sugar"
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Old 09-13-2007, 05:48 PM   #4
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When a recipe calls for sugar look for granulated sugar.

Caster or castor sugar is a superfine grain of regular sugar. Because it's a much finer grain, measuring by volume will give you more sugar than granulated and may make the recipe sweeter than you like.
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Old 09-14-2007, 05:11 PM   #5
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I always assumed regular sugar, too.
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