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Castor Sugar Substitute

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Castor Sugar Substitute
Castor sugar may not be easy to track down, but it is easy to make. In fact, it's really nothing more than granulated sugar that has been ground to a super-fine consistency. Here's how to make your own castor sugar in seconds:


  • Granulated sugar


1. Place granulated sugar in a food processor or blender.

2. Pulse until it reaches a super-fine, but not powdery consistency.

3. Allow the sugar to settle for a few minutes. Then, use in place of the castor sugar called for in your recipe.


1. Sugar may etch your blender pitcher, particularly if it's made of plastic. If this is a concern, use a coffee grinder or spice grinder instead.

2. You can also make your own powdered sugar at home.

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Lard, Member Yarrozu

For the Welsh reviewer, if you're looking for lard and you live in an area where there's a sizable Hispanic population, just go to one of the Hispanic markets. Look for manteca, it's the Spanish word for lard.

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