What is a good substitute for light corn syrup? Can we use honey instead?

  • Posted by: wietje
  • March 31, 2014
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ChefJune April 1, 2014
I never use corn syrup, no matter what calls for it, because I have an extreme sensitivity to it, hfcs or otherwise. I substitute Golden Syrup or Cane syrup for corn syrup. In amny cases, although honey has a similar viscosity, it's a completely different product and may not produce the desired result. I would go with Cane Syrup, which you can actually make yourself by cooking down sugar and water.
 
wietje April 1, 2014
Thanks, QueenSashy.
 
QueenSashy March 31, 2014
David Lebovitz has a nice writeup about it here http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2009/01/why-and-when-to-use-or-not-use-c/
 
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