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Adding brown sugar to molasses in recipe

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scunge Feb 18, 2013 01:31 PM

I'm a wee short (a half ) with an amount of molasses for a steamed brown bread recipe so I'm thinking of making and adding brown sugar syrup.Will it work ?

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    tacosandbeer Feb 18, 2013 02:23 PM

    I wouldn't even bother making a syrup - just add the brown sugar and a little water (3 parts brown sugar to 1 part water) and that ought to work just fine.
    If you're familiar with the recipe's consistency when made as it should be, I would suggest just adding the sugar and withholding the water until you've got it all mixed up, and then just thin the batter as needed.

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      scunge Feb 18, 2013 03:25 PM

      Sounds like plan thanks

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        tacosandbeer Feb 19, 2013 01:09 AM

        How'd it go?

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          scunge Feb 19, 2013 03:29 AM

          Actually I haven't been abe to get to it yet ,hopefully today .Will let you know Thanks

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