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muscovado Syllabification: mus·co·va·do
Pronunciation: /ˌməskəˈvādō/ /ˌməskəˈvädō/
(also muscovado sugar)

Definition of muscovado in English:


Unrefined sugar made from the juice of sugar cane by evaporating it and draining off the molasses.
Example sentences
  • While I used cane sugar in these, the main sugar content in my cakes this year were light muscovado and dark molasses sugars which I happened to have at hand.
  • To make the pudding, put the 200g butter into a food processor along with the caster sugar, remaining 100g muscovado sugar, eggs, flour, salt, baking powder and lemon zest.
  • For the record, our sugars are regular white granulated, fructose, light brown, superfine, palm, powdered, turbinado, muscovado, and demerara.


Early 17th century: from Portuguese mascabado (açúcar) '(sugar) of the lowest quality'.

Words that rhyme with muscovado

aficionado, amontillado, avocado, Bardo, Barnardo, bastinado, bravado, Colorado, desperado, Dorado, eldorado, incommunicado, Leonardo, Mikado, Prado, renegado, Ricardo, stifado

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