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Sugaring refers to either adding sugar to a dish, or covering a specific foodstuff with sugar. Covering a foodstuff (ie fruit) with sugar forms a barrier to microbes, bacteria preventing them from multiplying quickly, hence increasing the shelf life of the foodstuff.

See also[edit]

  • jam (cooked, sugared fruit, with chunks of fruit, pulp) & jelly (cooked, sugared fruit, strained)