Submit Recipe Why Join?

Sugar Recipes

6714 Recipes   |  Next Page >>

About Sugar

  • The American Heart Association recommends the following for daily sugar intake: 9 Tsp (Men), 5 Tsp (Women), 3 Tsp (Children)
  • The average american consumes over 20 teaspoons of sugar per day
  • Most sweeteners including sugar and fruit extracts, cane juices, honey, syrup, etc. have a fructose/glucose ratio of approximately 50/50
  • Fructose is found in sugar and most sweeteners and is unhealthy because it goes straight to the liver causing diabetes and heart disease
  • Sugar is sometimes referred to as "evaporated cane juice"
  • Many people choose sugar over high fructose corn syrup because sugar is not as highly processed
  • Consumption of sugar increases insulin levels, increases energy, but then leads to a drop in both and likely a craving for more food
  • Sugar is a carbohydrate with about 9 calories per sugar cube
  • About 40% of the world's sugar production comes from Brazil
  • The fully mature sugar cane stem can grow as tall as five meters
  • Sugar cane and sugar beet are the most common sources of refined sugar
  • Sugar is sucrose which can is found naturally in many plants
  • Christopher Columbus is credited with bringing sugar to the Americas
  • The process of creating sugar through evaporation of the sugar cane juice began in India
  • The earliest known production of sugar dates back to 9000 BC in the southwest Pacific island of New Guinea

Recipes Featuring Sugar

  • Brown Sugar Frosting
    1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup water 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Burnt Brown Sugar Pie
    1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 1/4 cup milk 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs, separated 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 baked pastry shell 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Sugar Candy | 3 cups sugar
    3 cups sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup water Juice of 1 lemon
  • Brown Sugar Devil's Food Cake
    2 squares chocolate 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup butter 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon soda dissolved in 1 cup sour milk 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • Maple Sugar Candy
    1 pound maple sugar 1 pint milk 1 tablespoon butter
  • Sugar Nut Candy
    3 pounds white sugar 1/2 pint water 1/2 pint vinegar 1/4 pound butter 1 pound hickory nut kernels
  • Brown Sugar Loaf Cake
    1/2 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 egg yolks, beaten 1 1/2 cups sifted flour Few grains salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1 cup broken nuts 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 egg whites, whipped s
  • Brown Sugar Drop Cookies
    1 pound butter 4 cups brown sugar 4 eggs 4 cups sifted flour 2/3 teaspoon baking soda 1 pound pecans, chopped
  • Brown Sugar Caramels
    2 1/2 tablespoons butter 2 cups light brown sugar 2 tablespoons molasses 1/2 cup cream 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Sugar Cookies | 1 1/2 pints sugar
    1 1/2 pints sugar 1 pint sour milk 1 pint butter Yolks 6 eggs 1 level teaspoon soda 2 heaping teaspoons baking powder
  |  Next Page >>
Join
Become a Rascal!   Share recipes with your family, organize your recipes, and have fun.
© Recipe Rascal   |   Home   |   About Us   |   Terms   |   Web Design