What is cane sugar? Cane sugar is a is a type of natural raw sugar made from either sugar beets or sugar cane, this means it still retains some of its natural molasses. Cane sugar has coarse-textured, large granules and is usually a light caramel colour. Turbinado Sugar is a good substitute for cane sugar as they are very similar in taste and texture.
There are about 380 calories per 100 grams of cane sugar.
Cane sugar and sugar cane
Cane sugar refers to a type of sugar while sugar cane refers to the plant in which sugar is made from.
Sugar cane is used to make a huge range of different sugars like granulated sugar, demerara sugar to muscovado sugar! Cane sugar is also made from sugar cane.
How it is cane sugar made
Cane sugar is made from the juices of the sugar cane plant. The liquids are squeezed from the plant and the solids are removed. The juice is then heated and concentrated into a syrup leaving only sugar and molasses. Some of the molasses is then removed and then the sugar is dried before packaging.