Baking & Cooking Tips
Brown Sugar - can harden but is still good. To soften - Microwave Method: place the hardened brown sugar in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover sugar with two damp paper towels. Tightly cover bowl with plastic wrap, Heat in microwave on HIGH at 30-second intervals until softened. (Microwaves vary; cooking time may need adjustment.) Divide sugar with fork (sugar will be hot); stir. Use immediately. Overnight Softening Method: Place the hardened brown sugar in a bowl. Cover sugar with two damp paper towels. Cover bowl tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap Let stand overnight at room temperature. Divide sugar with fork; stir. Store in refrigerator.