Sucrose is a molecule that is naturally found in plants. From the plants, this sugar is refined to produce table sugar. Sucrose is a combination of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Its molecular formula is C12H22O11. Sucrose is a white crystal powder substance. It is created from two other sugars, glucose and fructose. Sucrose is commonly found in the kitchen. It’s used for cooking and baking anything from cookies to ice cream. Other foods such as maple syrup, dried fruit, chocolate, and peanut butter also contain this molecule.

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