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Substitutes for Sugar in Baking

By September 26, 2023No Comments

Substitutes for Sugar in Baking

To replace 1 C of granulated sugar with a liquid sweetener (like honey), use the amount of sweetener shown in the second column and subtract the amount in the third column from the other liquids (milk, juice, etc.) used in the recipe:

Sweetener                  Use                              Reduce liquid by

Brown sugar                1C firmly packed         –

Date sugar                   2/3 C                           –

Honey                         1/2C                            ¼ C

Malt syrup                   1 to 1-1/4 C                 ¼ C

Maple syrup                1/2 to 1/3 C                 ¼ C

Molasses                     1/2 C                           ¼ C

Note: Confectioners’ sugar cannot be used as a substitute for table sugar in baking.

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