However, sometimes I need to sprinkle sugar on say spaghetti sauce or chili. I came up with this little trick. Simply put the cubes between two saucers and gently rock them back and forth, pressing down. You will crush the cube between the nested saucers and then you can sprinkle away!
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If I wanted to use marshmallow cream in place of 1/4 cup of sugar to sweeten a recipe, what would the conversion be?
Replacing sugar in a recipe
It seems that they are both just as sweet. I would try 1/4 cup. You have nothing to lose.
A substitution may work in some recipes but may not mix properly in others.
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