What Happens When Sugar Is Heated?


What happens when sugar is heated depends on how hot you heat it, as well as how fast you heat it. If you heat sugar exceptionally fast and hot it is going to melt and turn into a liquid. This is actually how you make caramel.
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What Happens When You Heat Sugar?
Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. When you heat sugar, it melts, caramelizes or burns, depending on the temperature. When mixed with water, saturation occurs at different temperatures. There are many... More »
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When sugar is heated it turns into a liquid. Sometime though if you are not careful it can turn into a thicker substance that will be burnt sugar.
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