Definition of brown sugar in US English:

brown sugar

noun

  • 1Unrefined or partially refined sugar.

    • ‘Combine peanut butter, sugar, butter, brown sugar, yoghurt, egg, and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.’
    • ‘Deep-fry the aubergine in very hot extra virgin olive oil until golden brown, drain the aubergine from the oil and add to the tomato sauce, then add the red wine vinegar and brown sugar.’
    • ‘I almost thought I should have used regular white sugar instead of brown sugar to bring out the pistachio's green color to the maximum, but cookies themselves were pretty enough and very flavorful.’
    • ‘Whisk together the eggs and brown sugar, ensuring that sugar is well incorporated.’
    • ‘This is what you will need: a pizza stone, several hours before you need to eat, yeast, flour, salt, olive oil, brown sugar, rosemary.’
    • ‘In a large bowl (or in the bowl of a stand mixer), beat together the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, and vanilla on medium speed until well blended.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine eggs, sugar, brown sugar and salt.’
    • ‘Mix the soy sauce, lime juice, vegetable oil, garlic, chilli and brown sugar.’
    • ‘I then instructed Max to set out the special condiments that with the crêpes, such as brown sugar, powdered sugar, maple syrup, and some fresh blueberries.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.’
    • ‘Add the fish sauce, water, lime juice, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, and chilies, and purée them together.’
    • ‘Plus, Dan coats the chicken with a terrific rub that features cumin, brown sugar, chili powder and other flavors.’
    • ‘In separate bowl, combine egg whites, brown sugar and granulated sugar and whisk to soft peaks.’
    • ‘In a pot, combine orange juice, brown sugar, sugar and butter and bring to a boil.’
    • ‘The Barefoot Contessa's filling consists of raisins, walnuts, brown sugar and regular sugar.’
    • ‘For example, chirupayaru payasam is made with lentils which are cooked with unrefined brown sugar, then simmered with coconut milk, cardamom, and ghee.’
    • ‘That recipe tells you to toast the nuts in the oven for 10 minutes, add them to a bowl of butter, brown sugar, cayenne, Rosemary and salt and toss everything together.’
    • ‘Combine the water, brown sugar, vinegar, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and black pepper in a medium saucepan.’
    • ‘Bring orange juice, brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter to a boil.’
    • ‘In a medium bowl, mix together the salt, brown sugar, fennel, coriander, cinnamon, white pepper, Szechuan peppercorns, and clove powder.’
    1. 1.1 A consumer product made by adding molasses to white sugar.
      • ‘A fresh yellow home-raised chicken, a little brown sugar, some oil, you caramelize, you marinate, you roast.’
      • ‘Before serving taste the liquid (it can be a little bitter - this is not a beer joke) and add a little brown sugar if necessary.’
      • ‘Although most legumes have beneficial effects, canned baked beans are prepared with brown sugar or molasses, which negatively affect glucose levels.’
      • ‘In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and oil.’
      • ‘I had a lot of fun simply playing with the dough, adding the brown sugar, shaping it in the pan.’
      • ‘Or you can bake it like squash, putting a little brown sugar and butter on top.’
      • ‘Earl Grey is one of my favourites, with a little brown sugar and milk.’
      • ‘Mix the brown sugar with pieces of mixed fruits.’
      • ‘Put them in a small saucepan with the butter and the brown sugar - heat on medium heat until the butter is melted.’
      • ‘If you haven't got any then you could use a light brown sugar but it is a slightly stronger flavour.’
      • ‘It wasn't oil, it was burnt molasses, brown sugar and black food dye.’
      • ‘Everyone passed the brown sugar and butter around.’
      • ‘And of course there were always the lumps to be found in the brown sugar.’
      • ‘Although vanilla based, the ice cream was filled with ‘autumn’ spices - molasses cookies, brown sugar and cinnamon swirls.’
      • ‘He wrapped his arms around my mom's waist and kissed the brown sugar off of her cheek.’
      • ‘Jim played with the recipe a tad by topping it with a brown sugar meringue, although he says a traditional meringue works well.’
      • ‘Next, place the brown sugar in your mixing bowl.’
      • ‘Cook the brown sugar, butter and milk together.’
      • ‘Butter, brown sugar, and molasses are creamed; coffee and red currant jelly blended in; and the dry mixture added.’
      • ‘Refined sugar is no better or worse - actually it has dirt, microbes and other bugglies that are unfit for human consumption removed, but it is still no different to honey, brown sugar or strait molasses in the diet.’

Pronunciation

brown sugar

/broun ˈSHo͝oɡər//braʊn ˈʃʊɡər/