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#1 Old 02-28-2011, 09:24 PM
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So I was a bit crazed about making brownies and got started... only to realize that I need 1/2 cup more sugar than I have!

The recipe calls for 1 c. brown sugar and 1 c. sugar. I've already started mixing things, so I can't just halve the recipe at this point. Will using 1/2 c. brown sugar in place of the regular sugar make for bad brownies (essentially 1 1/2 c. brown sugar, 1/2 c. sugar)? Or is there something else I can sub in place of the regular sugar without having to alter liquid ratios?

Argh! I don't want to go to the store just for sugar!
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#2 Old 02-28-2011, 09:25 PM
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Oh, I think it will make them lovely!

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#3 Old 02-28-2011, 10:19 PM
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i went ahead and threw it in. the recipe called for an 11x7 pan... but i just put it in an 8x8 pan and saved the extra batter to eat in case the brownies are blah. gotta love vegan baking!
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#4 Old 03-01-2011, 04:22 PM
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I did this the other day with cupcakes. I was making 2 batches - chocolate and banana. I somehow ended up with not much normal flour (only wholemeal) and not much white sugar (only brown). With the chocolate ones I made them wholemeal with brown sugar, with the banana ones i used as much white sugar and flour as I had. I figured chocolate would hide the fail more. They were both lovely.

so yeah, I wouldnt worry about it. Let us know how they go!
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#5 Old 03-01-2011, 05:16 PM
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This happened to me, had to use more brown sugar than sugar and they came out fine. Hope yours are tasty as well.

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how did the brownies turn out? I have subbed brown for white in richer baking (chocolate chip cookies, brownies, etc) and it worked great! I use 3/4 a cup of brown in place of white with 1/4 cup of apple sauce. Makes things yummy moist

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