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HONEY FOR SUGAR, Or honey instead of sugar

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Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:27 pm   Post subject: HONEY FOR SUGAR, Or honey instead of sugar

When substituting honey for sugar in a recipe, simply substitute honey cup for cup in place of sugar. As a rule reduce the liquid by a ¼ cup for every cup of honey used. In baked goods add ½ tsp. of baking soda for every cup of honey used and reduce oven tempeture 25 degrees than instructions call for. In cookie recipes using eggs and no additional liquid, increase the flour by 2 tablespoons per cup of honey or enough flour to give the desired consistency. Chill before shaping and baking. Helpful Hint: Honey can be measured easily by using the same cup used for measuring the oil in a recipe or by coating a cup or spoon with non-stick vegetable spray. Baked goods with honey brown faster and crisp faster than sugar batter.

A 12 oz. jar of honey equals one cup.

If you want a honey flavor in your recipe, use a stronger flavor honey, if used on for its sweetness you can use the lighter, mild flavored honey.

Very Happy Al

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