Buyer's Guide to Natural Sweeteners
1 cup = 960 calories
Science Says: About 50% each glucose and fructose, dark molasses has the highest antioxidant levels of all sweeteners (per serving, similar to levels in nuts and berries).
Best for... Adds distinct flavor and a hint of sweetness to baked beans, homemade BBQ sauces, brown bread and ginger cookies. Has a toasty, slightly bitter flavor.
To Use in Baking: For 1 cup sugar use:
1 1/3 cups molasses, reduce liquid by 2 Tbsp. for each cup replaced and lower oven temperature by 25°F.
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