Maple Syrup — a Healthier Substitute for Sugar
Everyone knows that maple syrup is the perfect accompaniment to pancakes, waffles, and French toast. But did you know that maple syrup is a healthier substitute for sugar when you bake and cook? Maple syrup can be used in place of sugar and other sweeteners in marinades, dressings, glazes, baked recipes, cocktails, and more. Our website features many recipes that use Fuller’s Sugarhouse 100% pure maple syrup (and some are shown below).
Maple syrup is better for you than regular sugar. It is a natural, unprocessed product made from tree sap — pure and free of additives or coloring. Sugar is derived from sugar cane, which goes through a long and complex process to be converted into crystalized sugar. Maple syrup contains higher levels of beneficial nutrients, antioxidants. and phytochemicals than white sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Click here to read about more health benefits.
When substituting pure maple syrup for granulated sugars, use 3/4 cup of maple syrup for each cup of granulated sugar you are replacing. Compensate for the added liquid by reducing other liquid ingredients by about 1/4 cup. In salad dressings and other liquids, simply replace sugar with maple syrup instead.
Consider switching sugar and other sweeteners to maple syrup – it tastes great and is better for you!
Start the New Year in a Healthy Way
In 2017, resolve to use healthier ingredients when you cook. For great flavor, add some Fuller’s Sugarhouse pure maple syrup to your recipes — it’s a healthy substitute for sugar and other sweeteners.
Click here for the Maple Nut Granola recipe pictured in the header above. And for two more recipes to start off the new year right — just click on the photos below.