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turbinado sugar

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A partially refined, light brown granulated sugar from which most of the molasses has been removed.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Portuguese turbinado, shaped like an inverted cone (as a lump of raw sugar) (from the fact that raw sugar crystals were once separated from molasses by spinning in a centrifuge lined with conical molds), from turbina, centrifuge for separating sugar crystals from molasses, from French turbine, turbine; see turbine.]

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  • Turbinado sugar, also known as turbinated sugar, is a type of sugar cane extract. It is made by steaming unrefined raw sugar. Turbinado sugar is similar in appearance to brown sugar but paler, and in general the two can be exchanged freely in recipes. A popular brand name is Sugar in the Raw.

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    February 8, 2008