White Sugar Vs. Brown Sugar
White sugar is, of course, white and it contains white sugar crystals. And brown sugar contains white sugar crystals as well, but it also contains molasses which gives the brown color the dark color. There is more molasses in packed dark brown sugar (6.5%) than in light granulated brown sugar (3.5%).
White sugar is slightly less sweet than brown sugar. So, white sugar is slightly higher in calories by 3%.
White sugar is dry and grainy and brown sugar is moist and clumpy.
White sugar makes end result crispier, thinner, and lighter in color. In contrary when brown sugar is used, the end result is moist, denser, darker in color, deeper and spicier in flavor.
Brown sugar is frequently used for cookies, carrot cake, pumpkin recipes, etc.
How To Make Brown Sugar Substitute
Blend 1 cup of white sugar with 3 tablespoons of molasses until homogeneously combined.
How To Store Brown Sugar
Brown sugar contains moisture, so it should be stored in an air-tight container and placed in a dark and cool place.