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can i freeze light brown sugar?

can i freeze light brown sugar?

Thanks :)

asked by Erica over 2 years ago
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Pegeen

Pegeen is a trusted home cook.

added over 2 years ago

Yes, no problem.

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boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 2 years ago

Yes, but I'm curious as to why you would want to.

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amysarah

amysarah is a trusted home cook.

added over 2 years ago

I keep mine in the freezer. It doesn't dry out and get hard - defrosts in a minute.

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added over 2 years ago

Cynthia - I was overly ambitious over the holidays and bought more than was reasonable for non-industrial consumption :) I freeze lots of my flours, grains, and nuts to keep 'em fresh, so I was curious if I could do the same with brown sugar.

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Greenstuff

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added over 2 years ago

Many flours, grains, and nuts benefit from freezing. Brown sugar will keep forever in a moisture-proof container. Unless you have unlimited freezer space, I wouldn't bother.

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added over 2 years ago

Chris: Unlimited freezer space? Unfortunately, no. But unlimited dry-storage space? Nope, not that either. The good news is that it sounds like it should keep either way. Yay!