[Sca-cooks] Sugar sponge

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Wed Aug 8 18:31:21 PDT 2007

What they don't say is when and where the process for making turbinado sugar 
was invented.  Sugar In The Raw is the best known commercial brand.


> **Sugar in the raw http://www.sugarintheraw.com/
> which comes from Maui
> is Turbinado Sugar is made using 100% pure Hawaiian cane sugar from the
> initial pressing of the cane, allowing the natural molasses to remain in
> the crystals. The flavor is sweet and rich. The color is natural amber.
> Sugar In The Raw is a natural, unrefined sugar made from sugar cane
> grown in Maui. Juice is extracted from the sugar cane, and then
> crystallized through evaporation. These crystals are rinsed with a very
> small amount of water to remove just enough stickiness to make the
> product free flowing. We pack this turbinado sugar and market it as
> Sugar In The Raw.
> Johnnae
> Terry Decker wrote:
>> The process for turbinado would be to spin the spin the sugar in some 
>> form
>> of container and inject steam into the container to remove non-sucrose
>> particles.  It is not necessarily a process that would require a steam
>> turbine engine, which is a different critter mechanically.  I do suspect
>> that the process is 20th Century and developed in Hawaii (with the caveat
>> that I have no clinching evidence for either assertion).snipped
>> Bear
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