Maple’s nutty, vanilla and spicy hints can liven up many classic recipes. The all-natural sweetener makes a great ingredient in glazes, rubs or barbecue sauces for poultry, meat, seafood or vegetables. It also adds a subtle touch of sweetness to a range of dishes, from fresh fruit, cereal and ice cream to tea, coffee, and smoothies.
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Using pure maple syrup as a healthy sugar alternative in baked goods and deserts is easy as pie. Follow these simple conversion tips:
- For every 1 cup of granulated sugar, substitute 2/3 cup of maple syrup.
- Reduce the quantity of liquid ingredients in the recipe (water, milk, juice) by about 1/4 cup.
- Lower the baking 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.