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What is loaf sugar?

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Loaf sugar is regular table sugar but is sold in a hard block. You may find this in old recipes. Since the loaf sugar had to be pounded into a powder before being used, you can substitute an equal quantity of regular granulated 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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