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Light Brown Sugar is processed, refined white sugar granules that have been lightly coated with molasses.
It is used in recipes where the coloration of darker Brown Sugar would not be desirable.
See main entry on Brown Sugar.
For 1 cup (6 oz / 170g) of Light Brown Sugar, you can use 2/3 cup (4 oz / 115g) Dark Brown Sugar plus 1/3 cup (2 1/2 oz / 70g) Granulated Sugar. Or an equal amount of light muscovado.
See under Nutrition in main sugar entry.
1 cup = 6 oz = 170g