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Golden Brown Sugar Topping
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Baking with brown sugar gives your recipes a rich molasses flavor. Try this buttery brown sugar topping recipe to use atop pound cakes, ice cream and more. 

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Approximately 2 cups
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Golden Brown Sugar Topping
Dark Brown Sugar
Prep time :
Yield :
Approximately 2 cups


  • 1 cup firmly packed Imperial Sugar Dark Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan.
  2. Stir occasionally over low heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted.
  3. Serve as desired.


This buttery brown sugar delight is an ideal topping for breads, rolls, coffeecakes, shortbreads, snack cakes, pound cakes and ice cream. It is perfect for candied sweet potatoes.

Tested by Gerry Speirs @Foodness Gracious.

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