Muscovado Sugar

Mauritius Island

You will fall under the charm of its notes of liquorice, vanilla, gingerbread, honey and caramel that will perfectly match many recipes. It allows you to reduce your sugar consumption significantly thanks to its aromatic intensity.

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What is Muscovado sugar?

You know white sugar, brown sugar, cane sugar, but do you know Muscovado sugar? If not, now is the time for me to introduce you to this top quality product. Muscovado sugar (or mascobado sugar) is a pure and complete cane sugar. It comes from Mauritius or the Philippines, I for my part chose a farm located in Mauritius that produces a very high quality sugar in the rules of art. If you feel you have eaten a similar sugar in Latin America, that is quite possible. However, it is called something else. Here you eat rapadura. In Colombia it is known as panela.

What does Muscovado sugar taste like?

If Muscovado is a sugar, be prepared to taste a product that has nothing to do with what you know, especially if you eat white sugar. It just tastes like sugar, that's all. Muscovado sugar offers you a taste experience. This time, your sugar develops unique aromas between notes of caramel, liquorice and vanilla. Those who don't know its origin might simply think that this sugar has been transformed and flavoured, but you taste a totally natural product. Muscovado sugar is sugar in its simplest expression, but in its greatest gustatory complexity

The manufacture of Muscovado sugar

But how do you get this Muscovado sugar? First of all, you need to harvesting sugar cane is the basis of this exceptional sugar. Then the juice is extracted from it, this juice is called " vesou ". It is filtered to remove impurities before being heated. This heating stage aims to remove all the liquid, it is the moment when this sugar will develop all its aromas. We then obtain a residue which is dried before being crushed. The Muscovado sugar is not refined, that's why it keeps its beautiful brown colour. Moreover, it is not separated from its molasses, which also influences its final colour, which is much darker than that of brown sugar, for example.

How to use Muscovado sugar?

This brown sugar will naturally be used mainly for dessert. We can perfectly imagine a gingerbread with Muscovado sugar, a carrot cake or speculoos. However, if you like sweet and savoury flavours, you will love to use this ingredient in more unexpected recipes.

Our recipe ideas with Muscovado sugar

The starter: crème brulée with foie gras and Muscovado sugar

Here, you can make a recipe for crème brulée by adding mixed foie gras to your preparation composed of egg yolks, milk, cream and seasoning to your liking. When your preparation is ready, sprinkle it with Muscovado sugar and pass the torch.

The dish: caramel pork with Muscovado sugar

Caramelized pork is an emblematic dish for lovers of sweet and sour. To make your caramel, you need water and Muscovado sugar. When your caramel is ready, add seasoned chicken stock (you can add soy sauce, ginger, etc. for Asian flavours). Place your pieces of pork in this sauce and cook for about 20 minutes (depending on the thickness of your pork).

Dessert: Muscovado sugar cookies

Cookies are a simple Sunday recipe that allows you to enjoy sweet flavours without spending hours in the kitchen. Use your usual recipe and simply replace the white sugar or brown sugar with Muscovado sugar (be sure to reduce the sugar dose, as its sweetening power is greater). Its vanilla and liquorice flavours will revolutionize your cookies.

Health benefits of Muscovado sugar

As Muscovado sugar is not separated from its molasses, it is rich in trace elements and vitamin B6. It also contains vitamins B3, B5 and B9. This complete sugar is natural and much less harmful than refined white sugar. Rich in mineral salts, it strengthens the heart and nervous system. On the other hand, this sugar is not demineralizing, the risk of caries is less important than with a traditional sugar. It is good for your balanced diet. More powerful, Muscovado sugar is used in smaller quantities than white sugar, you can reduce your sugar use by about 30%.

Preservation of Muscovado sugar

Muscovado sugar is somewhat moist, so it is best to store it in a dry place in an airtight box. If, despite all your precautions, sugar crystals form, do not hesitate to blend them in a blender.

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Elsa S. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 21/02/2021


Ce sucre est délicieux !

Thierry R. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 19/02/2021


Un délice très parfumé j adore

Aya Q. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 17/02/2021


Très belle découverte. Je ne connaissais pas ce sucre. J'utilise le sucre de Jaggery que j'aime bien. Mais j'ai été bluffé par ce sucre brut de MUSCOVADO. Ça fond dans la bouche. Je n'ai pas besoin d'une grandes quantités pour ma pâtisserie ou pour d'autres choses comme le chocolat chaud, le café ect.... J'aime énormément ce sucre. Je le recommande fortement ! Merci David Vanille pour ce bijoux À prix raisonnable.

Lucie G. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 14/02/2021


Ce sucre est juste fabuleux , je connaissais le muscovado , mais celui ci est vraiment d’une qualité que vous ne retrouverez pas ailleurs.

Stéphanie T. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 21/02/2021


Après une première commande, j'ai commandé à nouveau ce produit. J'adore.

Jean-luc M. published the 01/03/2021 following an order made on 10/02/2021


Tres bon

Myriam T. published the 24/02/2021 following an order made on 11/02/2021


Excellent ! Rien à voir avec celui que l'on trouve dans le commerce.

Elisabeth G. published the 21/02/2021 following an order made on 12/02/2021


Une première et bonne surprise

Rodolphe A. published the 21/02/2021 following an order made on 03/02/2021


Un parfum de fou, j'ai retrouvé le sucre que j'avais découvert il y a plus de 15 ans. Merci.

Caroline P. published the 21/02/2021 following an order made on 30/01/2021


Belle découverte