Rapadura is an organic unrefined sugar known for it’s rich caramel flavour. It comes from the pure extracted juice of the sugar cane from central and latin America. . Rapadura is made in the form of a large brick and is produced on site at sugarcane plantations. It is brown, course and grainy in texture and is the go to alternative to white sugar in many countries such as Venezuela due to it being a cheaper and healthier option.
How Does Rapadura Sugar Work?
Rapadura sugar contains essential minerals including calcium and magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus, vitamin A , B-1, B-2, B-6 and niacin. It is also very rich in iron.
Rapadura is a source of polyphenols – phytonutrients with powerful antioxidant properties. The vitamins, and minerals present in the sugar cane plant help slow down the absorption of the sugars and prevent a spike in blood sugar levels. Rapadura is the least processed of all cane
Sugar is a direct substitution for white or brown sugar; 1:1. It has a distinct and often strong flavour that can enhance your favourite sweet recipes.
Where to Buy Rapadura Sugar
Tropical traditions, Azur and Rapunzel Pure Organic are the top sellers of Rapadura. The cost is approximately 5-10USD per pound.
You can find Rapadura sugar in many bulk and health food stores and well stocked grocery stores..