Monday, November 9, 2009
Rock Hard Brown Sugar???
When brown sugar and powdered sugar go on sale, I usually will pick up a few boxes (of course!). A few months ago, I picked up some dark brown sugar. When I took it out of the box it was hard as a brick! I needed to use 1/3 cup for the chocolate chip granola bar recipe and nearly broke the handle off my stainless steel measuring cup!
Here's the best way to soften your rock hard brown sugar:
A slice of bread: crazy I know, but it works! Just place a slice in the canister on top of the brown sugar. (Don't forget to put the lid back on.) And in a day or so the brown sugar will be as good as new.
You might run into this problem if you stockpile pantry goods. Just remember it's an easy fix.
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