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Natural Sugar Alternatives In Baking

Sugar cartoonAll sugars can cause cavities, weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease when consumed in excess. The American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugars to 6 teaspoons per day if you are on a 2,000 calorie diet. Continue reading Natural Sugar Alternatives In Baking

Can Jam Or Jelly Be Made With Honey?

Assortment Of Homemade Jam In The Glass Jars

“Sugar serves as a preserving agent, contributes flavor, and aids in gelling.  Cane and beet sugar are the usual sources of sugar for jelly or jam.  Corn syrup and honey may be used to replace part of the sugar in recipes, but too much will mask the fruit flavor and alter the gel structure.  Use tested recipes for replacing sugar with honey and corn syrup.  Do not try to reduce the amount of sugar in traditional recipes.  Too little sugar prevents gelling and may allow yeasts and molds to grow.”  Continue reading Can Jam Or Jelly Be Made With Honey?

Honey Is Sweet!

Honey is sweet – that’s a given. However, did you know that honey also adds a special touch to almost any recipe? It can be your secret ingredient with endless possibilities. Honey is a versatile ingredient and pantry staple in the kitchen. Honey gives recipes remarkable flavor and provides moisture to baked goods.Honey drizzle

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