Sugar adds more than sweetness to baked goods. Here’s what to know before you cut it.

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Sugar adds more than sweetness to baked goods. Here’s what to know before you cut it.

Sugar is sweet and helps baked goods taste sweet – but there’s a lot more at play once you start cooking with it.
Adding sugar to beaten egg whites is what gives meringue its characteristic stability and glossy sheen.

Sugar adds more than sweetness to baked goods. Here’s what to know before you cut it.

Sugar is sweet and helps baked goods taste sweet – but there’s a lot more at play once you start cooking with it.
Adding sugar to beaten egg whites is what gives meringue its characteristic stability and glossy sheen.