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Help I have a cake recipe calling for 275 grams of caster sugar

what does that = to granular sugar

asked by Nan over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

Caster sugar is finer than granulated sugar. It's supposed to dissolve more quickly, but in a cake, I think a 1:1 substitution should be fine.

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hardlikearmour

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added over 3 years ago

275 grams of granulated sugar will have the same sweetness as 275 grams caster sugar, which is like superfine sugar. The finer sugar will make a slightly better texture, and you can blitz granulated sugar in the food processor to mimic caster sugar if you want to take the extra step.

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added over 3 years ago

Since the measurement is given by weight, you simply substitute 275 gm of granular sugar. Had it been given in volume (cups) then there would have been a slight disrepancy. If you wish to stay true to the recipe, simply blitz regular granulated sugar in a food processor for a few seconds and you will have caster sugar.

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added over 3 years ago


Or about 1 1/3 cups if that's what you're asking.