Baking With Honey
Honey gives a natural sweet flavor. It is not a difficult process. Follow the simple guide below and you will be baking with success in no time.
There are several methods for substituting honey for sugar in recipes. You can choose to do a complete substitution or a partial substitution.
* Because of its high fructose
content, baking with honey has a higher sweetening power than sugar.
* One 12-ounce jar of honey equals a standard measuring cup.
Honey is a baker's best friend.
There is no other ingredient with the distinction and sweet rich flavor of honey.
There are over 300 different types of honey in the United States, each with a unique flavor and color profile. Honey is primarily composed of fructose, glucose and water. It also contains other sugars as well as trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins and amino acids.
Honey cannot be created or manufactured in a facility. It occurs naturally in one of the world's most efficient factories: the beehive. Bees may travel as far as 55,000 miles and visit more than two million flowers to gather enough nectar to make just one pound of honey. All of the honey bees' hard work is manifested in an amazing ingredient ideal for use in bakery food formulas.
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