Honey:Sugar Substitution & Other Hints

Posted by : Karen Selwyn

HOW TO SUBSTITUTE HONEY FOR SUGAR (and other honey hints): 

When a recipe calls for sugar, honey may be substituted for up to
one-half that amount.  

When substituting honey for sugar, reduce the amount of liquid in the
recipes by 1/4 cup for each cup of honey used. 

When preparing baked goods, add 1/4-3/4 teaspoon baking soda for each
cup of honey used.

Reduce oven temperature by 25 degrees F to prevent over-browning.  

In certain recipes (such as salad dressings and sauces), honey may be
substituted for all of the sugar.

Select mildly flavored honeys, such as clover, for use in cooking where
delicate flavors predominate. Use strongly flavored honeys in spreads or
other recipes where a distinct honey flavor is desired.

A 12-ounce jar of honey equals a standard measuring cup. For easy
removal, spray measuring cup with vegetable cooking spray before adding

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