Brown sugar is a type of sugar that has been combined with molasses.
To make brown sugar, white sugar is mixed with molasses in a ratio of approximately 1 part molasses to 2 parts white sugar. The resulting mixture is a dark brown, moist sugar with a strong molasses flavor.
The following video explains that in more details!
Emily Engkent is a Canadian expat living in Switzerland for eleven years. She wanted to bring a piece of home to Switzerland in the form of brown sugar, but found it difficult to find in the country.
To combat this, she made a video showing the difference between regular sugar and brown sugar and how to find it in the local stores.
She also shared her favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe which requires both regular sugar and brown sugar.