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A question about a recipe: Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise

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Could I substitute light brown sugar for the raw sugar/demerera sugar this recipe calls for? Or a combination of white and light brown sugar? If so, would it be a 1:1 substitution? I don't want the pie to be overly sweet. Thanks!

asked by halfasiangirl almost 6 years ago

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hardlikearmour

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added almost 6 years ago

I think you could use light brown sugar, which in my mind is pretty equivalent to demerera sugar. I probably wouldn't pack it much, or else measure it with a scale and use 3.5 oz.

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Merrill Stubbs

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added almost 6 years ago

I agree with hardlikeearmour -- I'd use a weight equivalent if you're going to substitute brown sugar.

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