How to stop brown sugar from hardening … kitchen helper


Brown sugar is notorious for compacting and when it does, it can become rock hard. When you are baking you don’t want to have to deal with sugar that has become brick-like. So how do you avoid this sugary predicament?


It’s as easy as storing your brown sugar with a piece of bread. And you don’t have to change the piece of bread because the sugar prevents mould from forming. If you don’t want to use bread try a marshmallow, it will work just as well. But what to do if you’ve already got brown sugar that’s hardened? For a quick fix, pop it in the microwave next to a small glass of water. The moisture created in the microwave will help to break up the block of sugar.

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