I used the chart here which lists the nutrition in a whole cup of sucanat vs. white sugar and tries to make sucanat seem as healthy as bananas, spinach, whole milk and sweet potatoes. Refined Sugar in Cooking. Of course, if you eat a cup of sugar every day, even if it’s sucanat, you’re in trouble. Sugar in the Raw) = cane juice that's heated to its crystallization point. Sucanat Risks: While the molasses content of this sweetener provides most of the health benefits, the sugar part carries the risks. Discover (and save!) Turbinado sugar contains only a trace amount of its original molasses content, making it similar to refined sugar except with a golden color and a hint of molasses flavor. Jun 16, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by Mackenzie Anderson. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest I’ve just reviewed all the sweeteners available on GPDB and I’m wondering if you have addressed the differences between or recommendations about coconut crystals, coconut palm sugar, coconut sugar (the moist one in a jar), turbinado, and organic brown sugar. Thanks so much, KerryAnn, for explaining about sucanat and rapadura (now what about demerera?). Sucanat Vs. Turbinado (a.k.a. Sucanat has more of the original molasses content.-From The Cook's Thesaurus Sucanat may be confused with turbinado sugar, however; the two are fundamentally different. Sucanat may be confused with turbinado sugar, however; the two are fundamentally different. Feb 14, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Jennifer Ray. Join the discussion today. One cup of Sucanat can provide 570 calories. Sugar per se isn’t the problem but rather its over-consumption. Read the Difference between Turbinado and Demerrara Sugar discussion from the Chowhound General Discussion, Demerara Sugar food community. your own Pins on Pinterest You may find it to be a good idea to grind it up in a spice grinder before actually using it while baking. Turbinado sugar contains only a trace amount of its original molasses content, making it similar to refined sugar except with a golden color and a hint of molasses flavor. If you are using unground Sucanat in your cooking, it is going to have a very tough and granular texture that will most likely not dissolve quickly when you use it in doughs and batters. Sucanat = cane juice that's dried/dehydrated. That may be less than one cup of regular sugar but that still doesn’t mean you can overuse it.