In light of recent news about a sugar shortage, now is as good a time as any to highlight the benefits and techniques for replacing granulated sugar with honey in all your baking & cooking this winter!
Honey is a wonderful alternative sweetener with the added benefits of minerals and antioxidants.
You may find it intimidating to replace sugar with honey in your recipes, but we are here to tell you it is both easy & delicious! Replacing sugar with honey in your beverages is simple, but when it comes time to replace sugar in baking or other recipes, it can seem intimidating.
A general substitution rule is, 1 cup sugar : 2/3 cup of honey as a replacement.
*In addition, you should reduce the liquid ingredients by 1/4 cup for every 1 cup of sugar replaced with honey, because honey has more water in it.
If you're looking for inspiration to get started cooking & baking with honey, check out our recipes page for tons of delicious recipes sweetened with honey and 100% free from refined (white) sugar.