When I recently went to make My Favourite Easy Mix Christmas Cake I found that the brown sugar in my cupboard had gone very hard. I needed it in a hurry so I had to bang it on the bench a bit in order to get some out.
I wondered if there was a quick way to soften the sugar and also whether there is a better way to store the brown sugar to prevent it going lumpy and hard in the first place.
The links below show you how to soften and store brown sugar so you can avoid the annoying hard lumps.
theKitchn website: 5 Ways To Keep Brown Sugar Soft
startcooking.com: How to Store Brown Sugar
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