What can I use in place of brown sugar?
Besides, what can I use if I don't have brown sugar?
Make Real Brown Sugar Just stir one tablespoon of molasses into one cup of granulated sugar, no cooking required. In a pinch, maple syrup can be used in place of the molasses if you don't have any molasses on hand. It has a slightly different flavor, but it will still work well.
Similarly, can I substitute maple syrup for brown sugar? The substitution of maple syrup for brown sugar may vary with recipes, but typically 1 cup of white or brown sugar can be replaced with 3/4 cup of maple syrup. According to JoyofBaking.com, the same weight of white and brown sugars carries the same amount of sweetness.
Correspondingly, can I use honey instead of brown sugar?
Brown sugar can be replaced by honey equally by up to 1 cup in a recipe. If more than 1 cup of brown sugar is required, you may need to add only 2/3 to 3/4 per cup of sugar (i.e. if the recipe calls for 2 cups of brown sugar, use only 1 3/4 cups of honey).
What can I use in cookies instead of brown sugar?
You can! White sugar in an equal amount will work fine, but your cookies will be a little crisper than if they had been made with brown sugar. Or, if you have molasses on hand, add 2 tablespoons molasses to every cup of substituted white sugar and you will not be able to tell the difference.