Sugar Alternative

How to Use Maple Syrup as a Sugar Alternative

Pure Canadian maple syrup can be used as an alternative to sugar in a variety of dishes, such as desserts and baked goods (pies and cakes, just to name a few). The natural sweetener also adds depth and complexity to a wide range of entrees, and can be used as an ingredient in glazes, rubs or barbecue sauces for poultry, meat, seafood or vegetables.

How to substitute maple for sugar

  • 1 cup of granulated sugar = 2/3 cup of pure Canada maple syrup.
  • Reduce quantity of liquid ingredients in the recipe (water, milk, juice) by about 1/4 cup.
  • For baking, lower oven temperature by 25° F.
  • Maple syrup can also serve as a one-to-one substitution for other liquid sweeteners, such as honey, molasses and corn syrup.

Pure maple syrup can also be used to

  • Add a subtle sweetness and a hint of maple flavor to fresh fruit, cereal and ice cream.
  • Sweeten tea, hot chocolate, coffee, eggnog and smoothies.
  • Jazz up a cocktail, instead of simple syrup.

A list of reasons why 100% Pure Maple Syrup from Canada is the better choice of sweetener when it comes to making good decisions about your health. With its unique pleasing flavor, it can be used in both sweet and savory culinary applications. Make sure to try some today!

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