Why Smart Bakers Ditch the Sugar and Reach for the Honey from Why Smart Bakers Ditch the Sugar and Reach for the Honey

Why Smart Bakers Ditch the Sugar and Reach for the Honey

National Honey Board

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Why Smart Bakers Ditch the Sugar and Reach for the Honey

We tend to rely on processed white sugars when baking, stiffening our egg whites for meringue, and sweetening our pie fillings, but you can easily substitute honey for sugar in most baking recipes. The subtle floral notes and vibrant acidity of honey add a dynamic depth of flavor to classic baked goods, such as this Hummingbird Cake or this Pumpkin Bread.