Unlike many sweeteners on the market, honey is rich in a wide variety of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids. Similar to sugar, honey also offers a quick energy boost. With a few simple adjustments, you can substitute honey for sugar in any muffin recipe, adding sweetness with a nutritional benefit.
Things You'll Need
- Baking soda
Plan to use 2/3 cup of honey for every cup of sugar. Revise the recipe before you begin baking to avoid confusion.
Add ½ tsp. of baking soda for every cup of honey you use. This will neutralize the acidity of the honey.
Reduce the liquid in your recipe by ¼ cup and reduce the cooking temperature by 25 degrees.
- "Baking Soda: Over 500 Fabulous, Fun, and Frugal Uses You've Probably Never Thought Of"; Vicki Lansky; 2004
- "Improve your Health! with Honey"; Dr. Rajeev Sharma; 2006
- Photo Credit honey image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.com
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