The maple syrup sourced from maple tree not only tastes is better than the processed sweeteners made from the corn syrup, it is better for you. Based on the research by Canadian Nutrient File the maple syrup’s nutritional value is higher and the best to the other common sweeteners includes the sugar, honey, and even brown sugar. The calories in the wholesale maple syrup are lower than in the corn syrup and honey, averaging about fifty calories per tablespoon.
Nutrition Present In Maple Syrup:
- Maple syrup is the best source of the manganese, which plays the major role in the energy production and antioxidant defenses, and is essential for the nerve function and the normal brain function. The portion of ¼ cup of the maple syrup contains the hundred percent of the daily value of the manganese.
- The sweetener offers thirty seven percent of the Daily Value of riboflavin, which aids in the metabolic process.
- Pure maple syrup contains 18% of recommended Daily Value of zinc, which is important for healthy immune system.
- Other minerals found in the maple syrup are calcium, magnesium, and potassium, decreasing the risk of hypertension or stroke.
Maple Syrup In The Cooking:
Using maple syrup as the healthy alternative of the sugar in the baked goods and the deserts is simple as pie. The follow these are the simple conversion tips includes
- For every one cup of granulated sugar, substitute 2/3 cup of the maple syrup.
- Reduce quantity of the liquid ingredients in the recipe (water, milk, juice and much more) by about 1/4 cup.
- Lower baking temperature by the 25° F
- Maple syrup can also serve as one to one substitution for the other liquid sweeteners, such as molasses, honey, and corn syrup.