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Rats! Need a cup of molasses and only have 1/2! Any ideas for substitutions? I do have Lyle's Golden Syrup...

asked by JenniferF about 6 years ago
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added about 6 years ago

Maybe add brown sugar to the syrup.

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added about 6 years ago

it depends on what you're making. you might be able to substitute in honey or actually leave it out altogether.

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added about 6 years ago

and by "altogether" i meant that last half cup of molasses, not all of the molasses : )

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added about 6 years ago

If you cut back and omit the 2nd 1/2 cup, you will have to replace the liquid equivalent. Depending on what you are making, golden syrup or honey would probably have the right chemistry but would likely come out sweeter. Taste, add in the sweetener substitute gradually, so you can get the balance where you want it. Also, judge by the consistency of the batter (if that's what you're making).

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