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What is castor sugar?

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Castor sugar is slightly finer than regular granulated sugar. It may be the sugar designated in recipes from England since it is a standard sugar there. Granulated sugar may be substituted for castor sugar.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, and Carolyn J. Lackey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Professor/Food and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University (August 2004)

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