Brown sugar is a product that is found in many of our recipes (Hi Mojito!), so its use is very common and it is therefore normal to wonder if it is gluten-free and suitable for a gf diet.
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Is Brown Sugar gluten free?
Let's get right to it: Yes, brown sugar is suitable for a gluten-free diet. People with celiac disease can use it in their cooking.
What is Brown Sugar made of?
Commercial brown sugar is produced by adding molasses to refined white sugar. Molasses is a substance that results from the process of refining sugar cane or sugar beets.
Depending on the molasses content, the sugar will have different shades of brown, light brown sugar (3.5% molasses), dark brown sugar (6.5% molasses) or the classic commercial brown sugar which contains up to 10% molasses.
Recipe ideas using brown sugar
There are so many recipes using this product, the choice is very large and the possibilities numerous!
We particularly like this recipe for gluten free waffles, quick to make for a perfect breakfast.
For the summer, a homemade ice cream with bourbon will seduce the most gourmet among you 🙂
Brown Sugar brands that are guaranteed gf
We have listed below the brands presenting their products as gluten free on the packaging or on their website. You can find these brands in stores or buy their products directly online.
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