Definition of white sugar in US English:

white sugar


  • Purified sugar.

    • ‘When heated and reduced, maple syrup can be used for delicate sugar work, often with more appealing results than white sugar due to the syrup's smoky, almost nutty, flavor.’
    • ‘The Aboriginal diet, particularly for poor people, consists of large quantities of white flour, white sugar, dairy, red meat, along with untold numbers of processed and denatured foods.’
    • ‘On your cereal, try brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, cinnamon, dates or raisins instead of white sugar.’
    • ‘Although the WWI recipe uses brown rather than refined white sugar, it's still worth noting the difference in government rationing policies between WWI and WWII.’
    • ‘They used white sugar on cornmeal, and brown sugar in cookies, never vice-versa.’
    • ‘His major concern over diet, as I understand it, was the high consumption of refined carbohydrates in the form of white flour and white sugar.’
    • ‘We would also, routinely, sprinkle plenty of white sugar on tomatoes, iceberg lettuce, and cottage cheese.’
    • ‘I was devastated when Marks and Spencer closed in Paris, I absolutely loved its mature cheddar and those little cakes with white sugar on top.’
    • ‘It's commonly known as table sugar or white sugar.’
    • ‘When the colonists arrived, they, too, were sustained by maple syrup due to the scarceness of white sugar.’
    • ‘The articles were also in agreement about the main foods to avoid: white sugar and bleached flour were at the top of the list.’
    • ‘Nearly twice as sweet as white sugar, maple syrup adds rich flavor and trace minerals to nearly any recipe.’
    • ‘Splash some olive oil on top and thickly sprinkle with Maldon salt, white sugar and roughly crushed black pepper.’
    • ‘In a medium size mixing bowl, stir together 2 tablespoons flour, salt, 3/4 cup of white sugar, and nutmeg.’
    • ‘Many avoid refined white sugar, using sweeteners like brown rice syrup, fruit juice concentrate or stevia.’
    • ‘High-GI foods such as sports drinks and white sugar are fast-acting carbs, while legumes and pasta are low-GI, or slow-acting, carbs.’
    • ‘Instead, Western diet is high in white sugar, flour and saturated fat (mainly from red meat), which tend to interfere with the absorption of essential fatty acids.’
    • ‘Add cocoa, white sugar and vanilla and zap in the microwave until it is melted together.’
    • ‘The yeast uses this sugar in the same way it uses the glucose in white sugar.’
    • ‘Don't just use white sugar - adding some muscovado and even black treacle will boost the flavour.’