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Yellowed sugar , sticky NC High humidity ??????

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ok so I fillowed the microwave meathod for sugared ice and i got yellowed sugar... the out side is tacky not hard any suggestions....
thanks
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It's important to use granulated cane sugar not beet sugar because the beet sugar reacts differently to heat. icon_sad.gif

Cane vs. Beet Sugar:

http://www.restaurantedge.com/index.phtml?catid=2175

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/1999/03/31/FD91867.DTL

Cane sugar is used to make rock candy:

http://www.realbakingwithrose.com/2005/12/sugar.html

How to make clear sugar ice cubes:
(See acookieobsession's post.)

http://forum.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-254901-.html

Hard Candy:
(From Sarah Phillips of baking911.com.)

http://tinyurl.com/3x3t2l

HTH
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Thanks its to bad that you can not tell the difference in beet and cane sugar I bet this is my problem . I will go the the market this afternoon and see if I can find some pure cane sugar
thanks
torie
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