Meaning of “brown sugar” in the English Dictionary

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"brown sugar" in British English

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brown sugarnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌbraʊn ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /ˌbraʊn ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Cover well with brown sugar and sprinkle with cinnamon and the grated peel of a lemon. 
  • Grease the pan very thickly with shortening and then spread one cupful brown sugar and one-half cupful of currants or small seedless raisins evenly over the bottom of the pan. 
  • One should use brown sugar in place of white wherever possible, or use the pure New Orleans molasses. 
  • Season with salt, pepper, brown sugar and dots of butter. 
  • Ten minutes before removing from the oven sprinkle thickly with brown sugar and cinnamon. 

(Definition of “brown sugar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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