Sugar shelf lifeSugar is one of the few products that lasts indefinitely.  The only problem it presents for cooks is that it can harden.  What to do?  It doesn’t take magic, just a few simple tricks to get it to loosen up.
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Sugar Shelf Life
Artificial Sweetener2 years
Brown Sugar4 months
Confectioners Sugar18 months
Granulated Sugar2 years
Boyer, Renee, and Julie McKinney. "Food Storage Guidelines for Consumers." Virginia Cooperative Extension (2009): n. pag. Web. 7 Dec 2009.

"Cupboard Storage Chart." K-State Research and Extension n. pag. Web. 23 Dec 2009. <>.

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