To soften hardened
brown sugar in the microwave:
brown sugar in a microwave safe bowl, cover with two wet paper towels. Tightly
cover bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on 100% power for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes
(microwave ovens vary in power so you may need to adjust the heating
Or, place the
opened bag of brown sugar in the microwave next to a mug of water. Microwave on
100% power for 2 minutes; check and microwave 1 additional minute, if necessary.
Break up microwaved sugar with a fork (sugar will be hot), and stir.
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