What Is Caster Sugar?
If you bake regularly, you have probably come across a few different types of sugar in your day. The go-tos, like confectioners and granular sugar, are all fairly familiar, but there are a few that you may not have heard of or used before. With so many different types of sugar on the market, it can be hard to know which one is best for your baking recipe. From brown sugar to fine sugar to icing sugar, is it all really that different from normal sugar? The experts at Bob's Red Mill are here to tell you they are. One that we have seen in many different recipes in the Bob’s Red Mill kitchen is caster sugar. Our first thought was “what the heck is caster sugar?” but after a little research, we have come to love it! Though caster sugar is tougher to find in certain countries, you can use some helpful tricks to mimic its properties or create your own if you cannot find caster sugar in your local stores. Keep reading to learn all about caster sugar and when we love to use it!