Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Kitchen Tip: Softening Brown Sugar

Brown sugar is an essential to making a perfect chocolate chip cookie, but what do you when it has hardened? I know there are a lot of tricks out there - these are the two I find most useful -

For immediate use - microwave the brown sugar for 10-30 seconds until it is softened.

For a whole container (takes overnight) - Place a slice of bread in with the brown sugar. Make sure it is in an airtight container.


  1. Great tip! Stopping by from Rebecka's. Will be back reading your other posts. Have a nice day!

  2. You can also wet a paper towel, squeeze out the excess water, and put it in the sealed container. The paper towel will dry out and the brown sugar will moisten.


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