[Sca-cooks] powdered sugar question take 2

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Mon Aug 7 14:41:25 PDT 2006

Pure white refined sugar from cane predates the Middle Ages.  It was 
expensive, but available. The little evidence I've seen suggests that 
powdered sugar was made from white sugar and I wonder if that may not be due 
to the molasses content of brown sugars.


>I wouldn't think Medieval sugar to be white, so I wonder if powdered brown 
>sugar wouldn't be more authentic.
> Duriel

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